Tag: Scammers

Avoid These Holiday Scams

Are you ready for the holidays? They always seem to arrive so quickly. One minute we’re buying Halloween candy, and the next we’re wondering why we only have two shopping days left. For most people, it’s the busiest time of year. There are so many things associated with the holidays. Family events, shopping, social gatherings…and Read More…

Why You Should Keep Your Phone from Tracking Your Location

Location services are a built-in part of the online experience of nearly everyone. However, some experts have started to raise concerns about privacy when it comes to location tracking. That’s why, in recent years, it’s become more of a movement to turn off your cell phone’s location services when you’re not using the feature. If Read More…

Three Ways to Trace an Unknown Number Back to Its Owner

Most people get multiple phone calls every day. If you use your phone for business, you may even end up with dozens of phone calls daily! What do you do if you’re getting a large number of phone calls from people you don’t know? Your phone’s caller ID can only go so far. And if Read More…

Easy Ways to Stop Unwanted Emails, Spam, and Telemarketers

Whether you accidentally entered your phone or email on a disreputable website, or someone just got your contact information by taking a lucky guess, it can be extremely annoying to be suddenly inundated with calls, emails, and other spam communication. You may be tempted to stop using your phone altogether; or, you could start letting Read More…

Don’t Fall Victim to Rental Scams

It’s a scary scenario that plays out multiple times a day across the country. Eager renters sign a new lease for a place of their own, only to show up to the space to find it’s not really theirs and never was. They’ve become yet another victim of a rental scam. And now, not only Read More…

Could A Fake Debt Collector Be Calling You?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a warning about fake debt collectors. These are predators who call people and pretend to be in charge of collecting consumer debts. Trouble is: the so-called collectors are actually criminals. Getting called by a debt collector can be a nerve-wracking experience. Scam artists take advantage of this fact Read More…

How Safe Is Your Identity?

Identity theft has become one of the most common crimes in the United States. According to the Federal Trade Commission, up to 9 million people are victimized by identity theft every year, and that number continues to grow. It’s a difficult crime to track because it’s not something you can actually see happen. Thieves don’t Read More…