Termite Inspection Scams: Don’t Buy The Lie

Termite Inspection Scams: Don’t Buy The Lie

by Leslie Freeland, July 20, 2018

Got bugs? Maybe not! As a homeowner, you are committed to taking good care of your home. Unfortunately, termite inspection scams are real. Because of this, it’s wise to be aware of the tactics scammers will use to take advantage of you. Here are some things to watch out for: … Continue reading

How to Avoid an Oil Change Scam

How to Avoid an Oil Change Scam

by Leslie Freeland, July 19, 2018

Do You Really Need All Those Extra Services? Your little red light is on, and it’s that time again — time to get an oil change. You usually like to go to the shop that’s just a short distance from your home or work, but today, construction is keeping you … Continue reading

Don’t Fall for Escrow Scams

Don’t Fall for Escrow Scams

by Leslie Freeland, July 13, 2018

When the Middleman is a Sham. While escrow has become a popular way to improve trust and transparency online, usually for car or high-ticket jewelry purchases, many fraudulent escrow scams have put a spotlight on this type of service. An escrow transaction occurs when money or other financial assets are … Continue reading

Don’t Get Scammed at Tax Time – or After!

Don’t Get Scammed at Tax Time – or After!

by Leslie Freeland, June 20, 2018

Even Though Tax Season is Over – You Can Still Get Scammed.   At tax time, if you’re like many people, you scramble around, making sure that your tax returns and all the paperwork with them are in order and sent in on time. But there’s someone else out there … Continue reading

Called for Jury Duty? Maybe Not!

Called for Jury Duty? Maybe Not!

by Leslie Freeland, June 7, 2018

Be Skeptical of a Call Regarding Jury Duty Fines. It may be a scam. A Cautionary Tale – You’ve just finished dinner and are relaxing in your favorite chair when the telephone rings. You notice the caller ID reads Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, which happens to be the county you … Continue reading

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