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How Can I Protect Myself From Fraud On The Internet?

In today’s online world, where technology is advancing quicker than ever before, staying vigilant against fraud on the internet is critical. While the internet has allowed us all access to fast information and offers a wide variety of benefits, it’s also a minefield for cybercrime. The digital space is awash with internet fraud scams that are designed to take advantage […]

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Protecting Yourself Online: How To Recognize & Avoid Internet Scams

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) more than $10 billion were stolen due to fraud in 2023. The majority of these fraud cases can be found in internet scams. It’s critical, now more than ever, to protect yourself and your finances. In these times, knowledge is your best defense, and recognizing a scam before you fall victim […]

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Watch Out For These Top Internet Fraud Scams

As technology advances, scammers adapt and become more sophisticated. The internet is a ripe field of targets as it provides an anonymous, remote platform for scammers to find new victims. As these scams evolve, they become harder to identify. Knowing the warning signs of a scam, and what actions to take if you suspect you’re […]

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Unmasking The Secrets Of Romance Scams

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. It’s a time when people around the world celebrate love and connection, spoiling their special someone with gifts and affection. It is however also a peak season for something that is very much the opposite – the romance scam. The world has become far more interconnected than ever before, and […]

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Avoid Being Scammed In 2024 – Top Scams To Be Aware Of

A new year brings fresh opportunities and a reason for hope. Whether you are looking for love, a new job, to make a connection, or get a fresh start, you need to be careful when pursuing those endeavors online. 2024 brings new chances for everyone, even scammers. With that in mind, our latest blog post […]

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Tips On How To Avoid Payroll Diversion Scams

Protecting your business and its assets is even more complex today than ever. With digital communications, eCommerce, and online payment processing, most companies conduct much of their business engagements and operations online. This presents even more risks, including data breaches, phishing scams, and the increasing occurrence of payroll diversion scams. It’s easy to presume your company’s payroll […]

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Holiday Scams And How To Avoid Them

The holidays are quickly approaching. Amid the hustle, bustle, and busyness, be on the lookout for scammers. Holiday scams are on the rise, and the FBI reports that thousands of Americans fall victim to scammers every year. Read on to learn more about why scams are common, the most popular types of scams, and ways to keep yourself […]

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Timeshare Scams And How To Avoid Them

The allure of timeshares is undeniable: a chance to own a piece of paradise and enjoy getaways without the weight of full ownership. However, within this realm of leisure, there’s a darker side: timeshare scams that can crush dreams and drain bank accounts. Let’s delve into the world of timeshares, expose the lurking scams, and equip you […]

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Warning Signs Of Employment Scams And How To Avoid Being A Victim

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, finding employment opportunities that match our skills and aspirations is a top priority. The landscape of employment scams has evolved in tandem with the digital age. They have become increasingly sophisticated and more challenging to discern. These deceptive schemes, disguised as legitimate job offers, prey on the vulnerability and […]

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How To Spot A Romance Scam And Protect Yourself Online

Romance scams have become increasingly prevalent, affecting individuals worldwide. In the United States. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported losses of over $ 547 million to romance scams in 2021. That is an 80% increase in reports from 2020. What Is A Romance Scam? A romance scam is a form of online deception that prey on people’s emotions […]

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