and contributions from others
It could be hard to recognize an imposter through the lies they
tell. They use a variety of tricks to get your attention and your money.
Don't be fooled by their stories of how "you just won the lottery" or "I am auditor from your bank".
The scammers never sleep except to dream up new ways to get your hard earned cash.
IRS Agent Scammer Tax season may be over, but scammers posing as IRS officials continue to call, saying people owe taxes and better pay up. They threaten to arrest or deport people, revoke a license, or even shut down a business. How do they do it? By rigging caller ID...More
Bank Impersonators Don't reply to email, text or pop-up messages that ask for your personal or financial information. Don't click on links within them either - even if the message seems to be from an organization you trust, IT IS NOT...More
Identity Thieves More than 12 million Americans fell victim to identity theft last year. According to researchers losses topped $21 billion...More
"Free Money" From The Government "There is currently money available NOW right here in your area, to help pay your bills." "NO lines, NO waiting, NO credit needed. This is YOUR money and will be sent back to the federal government if not used in your area."...More
Government Grant Scam “Because you pay your income taxes on time, you have been awarded a free $12,500 government grant! To get your grant, simply give us your checking account information, and we will directdeposit the grant into your bank account!”. Sounds Good NOT!...More
Is That Debt Collector Real? It’s stressful enough getting calls from debt collectors for bills you actually owe. But if you’ve ever been harassed and threatened for debts you’ve never even heard about, let alone accrued, it can be downright harrowing – and quite possibly illegal....More
Fake Utility Bill Collectors The caller sounds convincing: If you don’t pay your utility bills immediately, your gas,electricity or water will be shut off. They ask you to pay using a specific — and unusual — method....More
Scam Of The Week: Jennifer Lawrence Nude Pictures There is a new (true) Current Event which is the ultimate click bait. A hacker got into the Apple iCloud and hacked the account of Jennifer Lawrence and many other celebs....More