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The Most Common eBay Scams You Need To Know About

eBay has opened up a wonderful new world for online shopping: a marketplace for previously owned or inexpensive items, where a mutual benefit exists between buyer and seller. Unfortunately, this wonderful online world also means new opportunities for scammers to take advantage and trick people out of money. Since you are essentially buying products from […]

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How Do I Get Rid Of A Scammer?

At Anti-fraud News, we often say that prevention is better than cure when it comes to falling into the trap of a scammer. However, it can happen before we realize, and then it is sometimes too late. Thankfully, we’re covering our top 7 tips to both avoid and get rid of a scammer situation. Knowledge […]

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Romance Scams Targeting The “Lonely & Locked Down”

The global lockdown of 2020 has meant an increase of using mobile and other online devices. Not only are people using technology for research, watching movies, and scrolling out of sheer boredom, many rely solely on their devices for connection with friends and family. The lockdown has cost us a lot when it comes to […]

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You’ve Got Mail: Avoid This Paypal Scam

Another phishing scam has been making the rounds lately, filling our inboxes with unwanted and malicious spam, pretending to be from a reputable source. The latest in cyber scams seems to be targeting PayPal account holders, telling them that their accounts have been temporarily blocked, and the only way to undo it is to click […]

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How To Avoid Malicious Tagging Scams

You are probably very aware of how rapidly the scamming rates are increasing daily due to constant advancement in technology. These days we also have tech specialists around the world who are using their innovative skills for the wrong reasons – scamming people. Malicious tagging scams are just one of the latest ways in which […]

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The “Waiting Package” Phishing Scam

Another phishing – or “smishing” scam has recently been gracing our cell phones with its presence – the “Waiting Package” scam. With most of us increasing our online orders over the last few months to avoid the crowded stores, it was only a matter of time before cyber criminals came up with another elaborate plan […]

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Don’t Fall For MoneyGram Scams

When it comes to making online payments, it’s extremely important to remain vigilant and be certain of who you’re making the payment to. These days, we’re so used to online shopping and paying for things over wire transfer, it can be easy to fall for a scam without giving it a second thought. With the […]

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Latest COVID Scams: Products That Claim To Cure Coronavirus

COVID-19 is a scary new phenomenon that has caused a monumental amount of damage in a relatively short amount of time. Adding to the stress is that medical researchers are still learning about it, and there is no known cure, much less a vaccine. The best we can do to protect ourselves and others, for […]

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How To Spot Cryptocurrency Scams

There is a lot to learn about the big world of cryptocurrency and one thing that’s for sure is that trading digital currency comes with much uncertainty. And people that are in the business of trading cryptocurrency, are in it to make a lot of money, quickly. When this is the case, there is likely […]

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The Latest In Employment Scams

With COVID-19 continuing to impact our everyday life, it comes as no surprise that people are struggling to reenter the workplace. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, July alone saw 31.1 million people who were unable to work in the previous four weeks due to the pandemic. While this number is lower […]

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