Shopping Scams

Scam Alert: Be on the Lookout for Counterfeit Pet Medications

Scam Alert: Be on the Lookout for Counterfeit Pet Medications

With shipping delays slowing the delivery of items from all over the world, it’s more likely than ever that you could accidentally purchase counterfeit goods. This problem can be especially frustrating when it comes to pet medications. Because of the difficulty some retailers are having in acquiring medications, unscrupulous scammers …

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Detecting Online Scams Before They Happen

Detecting Online Scams Before They Happen

Having your data breached by an internet scammer feels violating, and it’s extremely difficult to reverse the damage these scammers can cause. If you’re online often, you need to know how to avoid these scams before they even happen. After all, reversing the damage caused by a scammer can take …

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PS5 and Xbox Scam Preys on Impatient Gamers

PS5 and Xbox Scam Preys on Impatient Gamers

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X releases in November of 2020 weren’t exactly smooth. In both cases, the popular consoles sold out rapidly. A combination of factors has come together to make acquiring one of these next-gen consoles a frustrating affair. For one thing, a shortage of semiconductors stemming …

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Prepaid Card Scams: What to Look Out for

Prepaid Card Scams: What to Look Out for

A common type of computer or phone scam involves prepaid gift cards, the kind you’d buy at a convenience store or grocery store. If you’ve ever seen an older person buying an unusual quantity of gift cards at a grocery store checkout line, you might have seen the endgame of …

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