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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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The Latest In Work From Home Scams

The Coronavirus pandemic has certainly brought a lot of panic and disruption to our lives – and with that it has brought about new scams, and a lot of change – especially in the way we work. Since staying home has become the “new normal”, those that could work from home would, and many that […]

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Avoid Falling Victim To Reshipping Scams

With recent data showing that global e-commerce spending rose about 15% in 2019, totaling worldwide sales to $768 billion, means that more and more people are shopping online. Although it is more convenient, the downside is the rise of reshipping scams. Reshipping scams target people who visit job sites, dating sites, chat rooms and those […]

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How To Avoid Letgo & OfferUp Scams

Letgo and OfferUp scams have been on the rise in recent months, despite efforts to curb the impact of fraudsters in the online buying and selling communities. Letgo and OfferUp are two buying and selling apps, which work in the same ways as Craigslist, giving buyers and sellers of quality secondhand items a platform to […]

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Bereavement Scams On The Rise

If you thought losing a loved one was hard enough, these days, scammers are looking to make it even harder as bereavement scams are on the rise. Your best defense when it comes to scams and fraud tactics whether online or offline is to be aware of how scammers are catching people in their trap […]

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Digital Wallet Scams: Venmo

Digital wallet apps are just one of the many technology innovations that aim to make our life easier. These apps allow users to store credit card details, make payments, and easily send and receive money between friends or family. Although this innovative technology is incredibly convenient and great for promoting a cashless world, it has […]

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Charity Scams On The Rise

The world is more connected than it’s ever been thanks to the internet.  We have everything we need at our fingertips, requiring very little effort on the part of the consumer. We can do our grocery shopping online, clothes shopping, book flights, and plan holidays. The internet has opened up avenues for causes and charities […]

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