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How To Report Charity Scams

Let’s face it, it’s been a rough few years following the emergence of COVID-19. Charities have not been spared when it comes to the negative impacts that have been felt in nearly every sector throughout the world.  Unfortunately, there hasn’t been much of a reduction in the number of attempted charity scams. In this article, […]

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“Your Bill Has Been Paid” Scams

You’ve probably had this happen to you at some point: you receive an email that looks somewhat official, telling you that “your bill has been paid.” One of the oldest scams in Internet existence, it still manages to fool people because it looks legitimate. In this format, scammers pretend to be from the electric company, […]

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The Latest Round Of Netflix Scams

When it comes to streaming, Netflix is one of the largest and most popular platforms out there. Their shows are highly rated, with a multitude of options to browse through. The platform’s popularity increased even more during the pandemic, with more people looking towards their screens for entertainment. With such an extensive audience, it’s also […]

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10 Ways To Protect Your Personal Information & Prevent Fraud

As technology advances, fraudsters and hackers have gotten more creative about how they gain access to private information. You may consider yourself to be fairly savvy about protecting yourself online, but the truth is that anyone can become a victim of identity theft at any time. Follow these tips from Anti Fraud News to protect […]

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How To Detect Online Survey Scams

Many companies conduct legitimate surveys to learn about the public’s opinion of their products and services. Unfortunately, con artists could care less about your opinion and exploit online surveys to collect personal information. Learn more about how to detect online survey scams. What Is an Online Survey Scam? A survey scam is often sent by […]

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What Are Health Insurance Scams?

The process of shifting through health insurance options can be daunting. However, it’s important to take time to review all the details of a plan as many Americans experience health insurance scams unknowingly. This could leave you responsible for endless medical bills. According to the Federal Communications Commission, healthcare scams tend to occur more often […]

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How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft Scams

Identity theft scams have been on the rise in recent years. With the increase in online behavior and sharing our lives online, it’s become easier for scammers to commit identity theft. Identity theft scams are when fraudsters steal your personal information and assume your identity. These scammers can then use your identity to steal your […]

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Multi-Level Marketing Scams in 2022

It’s 2022 and can you believe it, multi-level marketing scams are still a thing. By now, you’ve probably been sent a direct message on social media by a ‘friend’ or family member promoting an exciting business opportunity. You can work from home, be your own boss, and basically make all your dreams come true. It […]

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How To Spot Bitcoin MLM Scams

Investing and trading Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has become a lot more popular in recent years. As more people begin to learn about the value of Bitcoin, the easier it becomes for cybercriminals to come up with Bitcoin MLM scams. The popularity of digital currencies has resulted in cryptocurrency scams being on the rise. Although many […]

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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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