Posts Tagged ‘scam’

Scam apps could lead to big problems | KTRH

December 5, 2017


If you’ve ever downloaded a retail store app or shopped online, there’s a good chance you could get scammed.Two in five U.S. consumers have fallen…
https://ktrh.iheart.com/content/2017-11-24-scam-apps-could-lead-to-big-problems/

Virtual Kidnapping Is a Scary Stalking Scam

November 8, 2017


Don't get scammed by virtual kidnappings. The FBI has a recommendation for anyone who gets a phone call like this.
https://www.thebalance.com/virtual-kidnapping-scams-4153894

How to Avoid Scam Contractors and Fake Charities Post-Natural Disaster

September 23, 2017


Whether it’s contractors who skip town with your money or charities who only give money to themselves, here’s how to steer clear of post-disaster scammers.
https://www.opploans.com/blog/avoid-scam-contractors-fake-charities-post-disaster/

Who’s at risk of fallying prey to a scam? Not who you think, study suggests | 680 CJOB – Winnipeg’s News & Information Leader

December 28, 2016


According to a survey conducted by Santander Bank in the U.K., young people aged 18 to 34 are most likely to f…
http://www.cjob.com/syn/123/24710/whos-at-risk-of-fallying-prey-to-a-scam-not-who-you-think-study-suggests

Scam E-Mails Filling In Boxes

December 17, 2016


With billions of packages being shipped this time of year, the scam artists are hard at work.
http://ktrh.iheart.com/articles/houston-news-121300/scam-emails-filling-in-boxes-15385281/

Who’s at risk of falling prey to a scam? Not who you think, study suggests | Globalnews.ca

December 8, 2016


A reported 20 per cent of young people have admitted that they would give their banking security details to unverified sources online or over the phone.
http://globalnews.ca/news/3100830/whos-at-risk-of-fallying-prey-to-a-scam-not-who-you-think-study-suggests/

Inside the Business E-mail Compromise Scam | Robert Siciliano

December 1, 2016


Trick e-mail = fraudulent wire transfer = hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars stolen. That’s what’s happening with business executives in select
http://robertsiciliano.com/blog/2016/12/01/inside-the-business-e-mail-compromise-scam/

Inside the Business E-mail Compromise Scam

December 1, 2016


Trick e-mail = fraudulent wire transfer = hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars stolen. That’s what’s happening with business executives in select industries (e.g., chemical operations, manufacturing), says a [ ]
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/IdentityTheftExpertSpeakerProtectionPreventionResourceBlog/~3/TY6fpKAVRyg/

Latest scam: fake retailer shopping apps | OSINT

November 28, 2016


Paying for holiday gifts using smartphone wallet apps may be convenient for consumers, but it’s also become convenient for thieves.The Better Business Bureau and KnowBe4 are warning consumers that Apple’s App Store and Google Play are both getting crowded with fake, impostor retail apps.
http://opensources.info/latest-scam-fake-retailer-shopping-apps/

Protect Yourself from Craigslist Scams | BIDTC

May 16, 2016


Many a Craigslist scam goes as follows: You post an ad selling a big-ticket item. An eager buyer responds and says they’ll send you a cashier’s check—not just for the […]
https://bestidtheftcompanys.com/2016/protect-yourself-from-craigslist-scams/