Phone Scams

iPhone Users Watch Out: Apple Support Phone Scam

iPhone Users Watch Out: Apple Support Phone Scam

The Apple iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones in the world. Indeed, the original iPhone is largely credited with creating the modern smartphone landscape and largely reshaping the modern world. As the second-most-popular operating system for smartphones, it’s a common target of scammers, too. One such new scam …

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UK Authorities Warn of NHS Vaccine Scam

UK Authorities Warn of NHS Vaccine Scam

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 …

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COVID Vaccine Scams: FBI Receives Uptick in Complaints

COVID Vaccine Scams: FBI Receives Uptick in Complaints

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 …

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Common Phone Scams and How to Spot them

Common Phone Scams and How to Spot them

Everyone’s received scam calls before, and we all know how annoying they can be. Some are just a nuisance, while others are more robust and can be actively scary. The best way to deal with them is to know what kinds of tactics scammers like to use. If you’re looking …

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How Grandparent Scams Scare Seniors with Fake Emergencies

How Grandparent Scams Scare Seniors with Fake Emergencies

With Grandparents Day fast approaching on September 13, it’s a good time to talk to your elderly loved ones about emergency scams. This all-too-common con targets loving grandparents, using fear and high-pressure tactics to get money fast. How the Scam Works This scam begins long before the panicked phone call …

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