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How To Protect Yourself From Holiday Scams

While the COVID pandemic is still lingering, many people are eager to celebrate with loved ones and kick off the festivities. Not only is the pandemic lingering, but so are holiday scams. Unfortunately, scams are in full swing as scammers seek to take advantage of your holiday routines. As you look forward to the holidays, […]

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The Rise of QR Scams

QR codes are increasing in popularity and more scammers are using them to trick consumers. At the height of the pandemic, the use of QR codes has become even more common due to COVID fears and touchless transactions. The rise of these digital codes also means the rise of QR scams. Be on the lookout […]

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Are Timeshares A Scam?

Timeshares can be a great way to get the benefits of ownership without actually owning. They are an affordable alternative for those who can’t buy their own vacation home on the coast of Florida. Sadly, there have been many cases of fraudulent companies engaging in timeshare scams with unsuspecting customers. Timeshare scammers “sell” what they […]

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Tips For Avoiding Charity Scams

Passion and generosity are fundamental for the success of a charity organization. That makes the sting of charity scams even harsher. If you want your money and time to go towards an honorable cause, then it’s important that the charity is legit. Unfortunately, charity scams are a reality, stealing hard-earned dollars from unsuspecting victims. Most […]

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Vaccine Lottery Scams Are On The Rise Again

The Covid-19 pandemic has rocked the world since the World Health Organization (WHO) received notification on New Year’s Eve in 2019 that a previously unidentified coronavirus had been pinpointed in Wuhan, China. A month later the outbreak was categorized as a public health emergency and some six weeks later it was declared a pandemic. Scientists […]

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Cryptocurrency Scams Are On The Rise

Digital currency is the new trend that has gained rapid popularity and adoption from clients. However, this popularity has also led to an increase in cryptocurrency scam cases. Since its inception in 2008, critics and investors have always pointed fingers at the immutable ledger that blockchain technology provides. The lack of a regulation mechanism has […]

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Scams May Change, But How We Catch Them Stays The Same

In today’s world, new scams are inevitable. The best way to beat them is to know how to spot them before you become a victim. Although scams are always changing, the way we spot them stays the same. Unfortunately, there are always going to be opportunists who want to take advantage of other people. When […]

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Car Rental Fraud: The Latest In Travel Scams

With the government gradually lifting pandemic restrictions, everyone wants to catch a breath of fresh air. The number of people traveling for leisure has shot tremendously, causing a shortage of rental cars. According to information from the Federal Trade Commission, this has led to an upsurge of car rental fraud cases. Travelers are also having […]

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Hackers Are Targeting Employees Returning To Work

Hackers are always alert. They take advantage of any situation that makes it easy to steal vital security information from their targets. Currently, with the breakthrough of the COVID-19 vaccines, many companies are recalling employees to their offices. To online fraudsters, this seems like an opportunity to try new hacking tactics. Their main victims are […]

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What’s The Deal With Car Warranty Scams?

Most people receive a number of robocalls about their expired car warranty each week, even if they don’t own a vehicle. If you’ve missed a call before, it’s likely that you got caught in one of these traps. This article discusses why these car warranty scams happen, what to do if you get one, and […]

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