Crowdfunding Scams for the Deceased

Crowdfunding Scams for the Deceased

by Leslie Freeland, May 17, 2019

Scammers Turning To Crowdfunding For Fast Cash Crowdfunding websites, like GoFundMe, GiveForward, and Rally.org, have made it easier than ever to help out a sick friend, support a charitable organization, or provide assistance to a family who’s been left financially hurting because their breadwinner passed away suddenly without any life … Continue reading

Tips for Spotting a Medicare Scam

Tips for Spotting a Medicare Scam

by Leslie Freeland, May 7, 2019

Tips for Spotting a Medicare Scam Have you been preparing for Medicare’s open enrollment coming this fall? Then you need to be on alert for Medicare scammers who try to take advantage of trusting senior citizens. How do Medicare scammers operate? Medicare scammers call unsuspecting seniors to try to trick … Continue reading

Imposter Scams Explained

Imposter Scams Explained

by Leslie Freeland, April 25, 2019

As fraudsters have become increasingly tech savvy, we as a general public are being bombarded with more sophisticated scams. Particularly insidious are scams in the form of phone calls or messages that appear to be from particular parties — in other words, “imposter scams.” Government Imposter Scams These are quite common … Continue reading

The “Mirror Site” Deception

The “Mirror Site” Deception

by Leslie Freeland, April 10, 2019

Now you see it. Now you don’t. Many people choose to shop online because of the convenience. Unfortunately, this puts you at risk of online scams because fraudsters are able to mimic genuine websites and take your hard-earned cash. This type of scam is known as “mirror site” deception. What … Continue reading

Virtual Kidnapping for Ransom Scams

Virtual Kidnapping for Ransom Scams

by Leslie Freeland, March 14, 2019

Fear. Intimidation. Panic. You are right where they want you. It’s your worst nightmare. Your child has been kidnapped.   While the virtual kidnapping scam might not be new, it’s making a strong comeback recently. You get a threatening call, telling you your loved one, usually your child, has been … Continue reading

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