Shopping Scams

Beirut Charity Scams and More

Beirut Charity Scams and More

Six months into the coronavirus pandemic–and two months away from a contentious election–there hasn’t been a more uncertain time in recent American memory. Scammers thrive in uncertainty, and they’re not letting up as 2020 heats up. To keep yourself, your information, and your bank account safe, we’ve rounded up some …

Read More
Don’t Get Burned by Hot Tub Fraud

Don’t Get Burned by Hot Tub Fraud

Coronavirus fraud is only increasing as the pandemic stretches on into summer. Scammers are looking for every opportunity to exploit this time of uncertainty and frustration. They’re selling fake puppies and stealing private information from first responders. The latest scam to surge during the pandemic? Hot tub fraud. Phishing Scams …

Read More
Digital Currency Scams–Protect Your Investments

Digital Currency Scams–Protect Your Investments

Digital currency scams are big business. It’s estimated that scammers took in over $4 billion in 2019! Cryptocurrency, as it is also called, can be a legitimate investment. But before you sink any real-world money into it, be sure you know exactly what you’re buying. Cryptocurrency Basics This type of …

Read More
4 Classic Cons That Still Work Today

4 Classic Cons That Still Work Today

We hope that no one ever has to suffer the embarrassment and heartache of being swindled. That being said, there’s something fascinating about the classic cons–and their catchy nicknames. These frauds have been around for a long, long time, but they are still effective today. The Melon Drop This scam …

Read More