Identify and Avoid 4 Common Craigslist Scams

Identify and Avoid 4 Common Craigslist Scams

by Leslie Freeland, November 3, 2017

 Be Craigslist Smart. Craigslist has become an important resource that many people turn to to buy items such as used furniture or used musical instruments. Thousands of people use Craigslist with no problem, but there are always a few scammers here and there, so make sure you avoid these 4 … Continue reading

Avoiding the “Help me. I’m in trouble!” Scam

Avoiding the “Help me. I’m in trouble!” Scam

by Leslie Freeland, September 25, 2017

Avoid This Telephone Scam, or You Could Lose Thousands. Telephone scams are nothing new, but recently, there has been a particularly malicious scam making the rounds. How this Scam Works What happens is this: someone calls you and says they are your relative or your relative’s friend – maybe your … Continue reading

Scams to Avoid After a Disaster: Contracting and Charity

Scams to Avoid After a Disaster: Contracting and Charity

by Leslie Freeland, September 13, 2017

Among the destroyed homes, injured people, and overall turmoil following a natural disaster, there are people lurking in the rubble just waiting to scam the vulnerable victims. This is never clearer than in the case of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irene. With such devastation, it is tempting to rush into … Continue reading

Stay far, far, far away from (fake) eclipse glasses!

Stay far, far, far away from (fake) eclipse glasses!

by Leslie Freeland, August 18, 2017

Two days away from the big event, and can’t find eclipse glasses? No problem! You have more options than you think. For example, did you know you can use welder’s glass at shade 14? Whatever you do, stay far away from the fake (counterfeit) eclipse glasses! Your eyes will get … Continue reading

Top 4 Car Insurance Scams to Identify and Avoid

Top 4 Car Insurance Scams to Identify and Avoid

by Leslie Freeland, August 11, 2017

Not Everyone Plays by the Rules of the Road! No one wants to fall victim to a car insurance scam. Here are the most common scams and tips on how you can avoid them. 1. The Rear End Scam The law places the blame on the driver that hits another … Continue reading

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