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Are mysterious Amazon packages part of an elaborate scam?

Shopping online is one of the major conveniences to have come from the creation of the internet. No more time wasted searching for parking...
Happening Now February 10, 2018

Another Facebook hoax is making the rounds...don't fall for it

Kids trying to have a laugh with prank calls have always been corny but no harm was intended. Pranks and hoaxes still happen to...
Happening Now February 7, 2018

Western Union may owe you money from its $586 million settlement

Do you use this popular money transfer service? Then you might be eligible for a cash claim or a refund! A big million dollar...
Happening Now January 9, 2018

Don't get fooled this Christmas by these scrooge scammers

Disguised to be helpful, these scams are fooling so many people. We’ll tell you what to watch out for as scammers ramp up their...
Happening Now December 18, 2017

Beware of new video games that might be scamming your kids

The latest video games are causing a stir. Some say they shouldn’t be available to minors. It’s not the content, but the added pay...
Happening Now December 17, 2017

Ransom email scam from ‘hitman’ demands: pay up or die

There’s a new ransom email scam going around and this one aims to scare. It’s not your typical scam, it’s much more vicious.
Happening Now December 14, 2017

Don't fall for the Facebook holiday scam that keeps coming back

Be careful of Facebook posts disguised as holiday cheer! People are unknowingly reposting, sharing, and liking scams! We just got this one in our...
Happening Now December 12, 2017

Scary scam hitting PayPal users

PayPal is an easy way to pay for items you've purchased without all the hassle. But if you've used PayPal lately your personal information...
Happening Now December 10, 2017

Watch out for the "grinch bots" charging more for hot Christmas gifts

Whenever something is in short supply or really popular, you can't find it online. And when you do, the prices are unrealistically high. Does...
Happening Now December 8, 2017

3 clever scams spreading on Facebook right now

There are 3 different scams popping up on Facebook. Two of them we see every holiday season, but it never fails as people fall...
Happening Now December 7, 2017

Clever scam fools even smart Microsoft users

A new scam is targeting Windows users and watch out, it’s fooling even the most experienced users. It begins with one of the most...
Happening Now December 1, 2017

Unbelievable! Wheelchair scam taking over airports

If you have ever sprained your ankle, twisted your back or broken a bone, you may have needed wheelchair assistance at an airport. Maybe...
Tips October 21, 2017

Couple used Amazon replacement policy to get $1.2M worth of electronics for free

Amazon is the No. 1 online shopping destination for a reason, it has stellar customer service support and return policies. But what if people...
Happening Now October 3, 2017

Watch out for these “free” kitchen and sports products

You know that I love freebies. Unfortunately, you can't always trust the people marketing these products. If you try to snag any of these...
Happening Now September 16, 2017

Did you fall for a tech support scam? This settlement means you could be owed cash

When you're fooled by most scams, you can usually wave goodbye to your money. But thanks to this lawsuit, victims of one particular tech...
Happening Now August 31, 2017

Facebook money scam duping victims with fake ads

"A brilliant way to lose money." That's how a popular TV money expert is describing the scam that's using his name. People rely on...
Happening Now August 19, 2017

Dash cam catches insurance fraudsters in the act

I've previously shared how important dash cams can be for your own safety and protection, but this video really puts things into perspective. You...
Happening Now July 17, 2017

GoFundMe "misuse" scams skyrocketing

Can crowdfunding sites be trusted anymore? How can you tell if the campaigns are actually real? They tug at your heartstrings with stories of...
Happening Now July 1, 2017

Can you spot the latest social media scams?

Scammers have learned brand new ways to trick you. But, if you have a sharp eye, the warning signs should jump out. I want...
Happening Now June 30, 2017

Watch out! App Store scammers are earning MILLIONS through fraudulent software

We all turn to the app store to download apps. That's what scammers are counting on! Research has uncovered a growing scheme that can...
Happening Now June 13, 2017
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