Scam Catchers

Common Summer Scams to Avoid

Common Summer Scams to Avoid

Summertime is here, folks – hot weather, laying on the beach, and lots of gardening! But beware, the summer is also the best season for scammers to crawl out of their holes and try to steal what you’ve got. The most common summer scam is a vacation rental scam, which …

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Fact Check: Those Unmarked Letters Are NOT Scams!

Fact Check: Those Unmarked Letters Are NOT Scams!

Have you been waiting for your stimulus check for a while, and haven’t gotten anything yet? It’s possible that you, like thousands of others, have simply thrown your stimulus check away without even realizing it. How could this happen, you ask?! Well, for millions of Americans that didn’t have a …

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Is Your Home Security System a Scam?

Is Your Home Security System a Scam?

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to keep yourself, and your family, safe. After all, that’s part of why you’re here, right? To keep your family safe? There are plenty of legitimate home security companies that want to help you… but beware, there are also some serious home security scams floating …

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Lawn Scams Exist: Don’t Trust a Stranger

Lawn Scams Exist: Don’t Trust a Stranger

If you can scam it, scammers have tried. Something you might not think about is scams that relate to your lawn and garden. It doesn’t matter if you’re a new homeowner or you’ve been established a while – summer is coming, and so are lawn scams. The most popular, oldest, …

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Beware: Not All Dentists Are Created Equal

Beware: Not All Dentists Are Created Equal

Oh no, you’ve got a toothache, and you need to get it looked at ASAP! You might be tempted to open up your phone book and choose the first dentist on the list, because after all… all dentists are created equal, right? No! Be careful, because a lot of shady …

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Can You Trust a Business Consulting Service?

Can You Trust a Business Consulting Service?

A lot of people at business services and immediately think scam, scam, scam! After all, what could a business that knows nothing about you or your own business do to help you? The truth is, sometimes consulting services like this are scams – but not always, or even most of …

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