CEO Who Engaged in Cryptocurrency Scam Sentenced to 10 Years

Chad North January 13, 2021

In the age of the internet, the number of scams has only increased. One such vector for scams opened up roughly a decade ago when Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency became popular. Cryptocurrency is supposed to be more secure and anonymous than paying with a credit card or bank number online. …

UK Authorities Warn of NHS Vaccine Scam

Chad North January 8, 2021

Authorities in the UK have warned citizens of a sweeping scam that purports to be from the NHS in relation to COVID-19 vaccines. Many had initially feared that the intense interest in vaccines would lead to an uptick in scam cases. It seems, in the UK, that it has. Citizens …

COVID Vaccine Scams: FBI Receives Uptick in Complaints

Chad North December 30, 2020

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out around the country, many people are understandably anxious to receive the shot. Such a vaccination could be life-saving, especially for older Americans or people with immunocompromising conditions. However, a word of caution: The FBI has recently received a huge uptick in complaints …

Don’t Fall for COVID Relief Check Scams: What You Need to Know

Chad North December 23, 2020

On Monday, Congress passed a COVID relief bill that includes direct payments of $600 to American households that make less than $150,000 per year. If you’re in that category and not a dependent or already on disability, then you’ve likely got some money coming your way. However, scammers are going …

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Even More Holiday Scams to Watch Out For
Chad North December 11, 2020

Even More Holiday Scams to Watch Out For

We recently issued a warning for a number of common holiday scams. However, that article hardly covered all of the common types of scams you could encounter this holiday season. If you’re trying to stay vigilant and on the lookout for scams, be wary of these common ways thieves and …

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Common Holiday Scams to Look Out For
Chad North December 9, 2020

Common Holiday Scams to Look Out For

Around the holidays, people are looking to be charitable and get gifts for their loved ones. This makes it a perfect time for scammers to ply their trade of trying to part hard-working people from their money. Here are some of the more common holiday scams to be on the …
Holiday Scams: Know Who You’re Donating to
Chad North December 4, 2020

Holiday Scams: Know Who You’re Donating to

Around the holidays, charitable giving increases dramatically. Head to any outlet store and you’ll see volunteers ringing bells and collecting money for various charitable causes. However, how much do you know about the organizations that you’re donating to? It’s important to do your research before you donate so you don’t …