Scam Alert — Facebook Shutdown Con is Back, Again

By Better Business Bureau Some scams just won’t die. The Facebook shutdown scam is the perfect example.As long as people keep falling for it, it will keep coming back. Don’t let the scam fool you this time… or in a few months when it pops up again. How the Scam Works: You are on Facebook, […]

Is Credit Sesame a Scam or Legit?

By Lori Kelley Your credit score is important for a variety of reasons. This score can have a huge impact on how much you’ll end up paying in interest on loans, sometimes with a difference of tens of thousands of dollar, depending on how good your FICO score is. For that reason, people who are […]

Scam Alert: Don’t Become a Victim of a Gift Card Scam

Gift card scams in the US is a very big deal. According to the Mercator Advisory Group, in 2012 US consumers loaded $112.3 billion on gift cards. With the advancement of technology, thieves now have the upper hand in creating and executing different methods of the traditional gift card scam. Gift Card Scam # 1 […]

Scammers Impersonate Police with Spoofed Caller ID

Scammers have a new disguise just in time for Halloween. Con artists are taking advantage of caller ID spoofing technology to pose as local sheriff’s offices. They are calling residents and demanding they pay nonexistent fines. How the Scam Works: The phone rings. Caller ID says the number is the local sheriff’s office, so you […]