Shopping Online Scams [Video]

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Online shopping scams Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site. How this scam works While many online sellers are legitimate, unfortunately scammers can use the anonymous nature of the internet to rip off unsuspecting shoppers. Fake retailer …

Shipping Reshipping Scams [Video]

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Shipping Scams The Package Forwarding Scam Internet shipping scams or the package forwarding scam has been around for quite a while. Several contrasting scenarios are engaged in the execution of this scam, but it all plays out to the same conclusion. Packages are shipped to an unsuspecting accomplice, and then reshipped to another address ( …

Children’s Net Addictions [Video]

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Net Addiction If your child’s addicted to the Internet, Here’s what to do Dr Justin Coulson explains that ‘blaming the Internet’ for our children’s excessive social media use isn’t the answer to helping them lead more balanced lives. Help, my child’s a social media addict I received a phone call recently from a sobbing mother – …

Advance Fee Fraud [Video]

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Advance Fee Fraud Schemes Advance fee fraud gets its name from the fact that an investor is asked to pay a fee up front or in advance of receiving any proceeds, money, stock or warrants in order for the deal to go through.  The fee may be in the form of a commission, regulatory fee …

Phone Scams [Video]

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Phone Scams Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams — from a few dollars to their life savings. Scammers will say anything to cheat people out of money. Some seem very friendly — calling you by your first name, making small talk, and asking about your family. They may claim to work …

Sextortion of Children [Video]

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Sextortion Affecting Thousands of U.S. Children Summary Sextortion is a type of online sexual exploitation in which individuals coerce victims into providing sexually explicit images or videos of themselves, often in compliance with offenders’ threats to post the images publicly or send the images to victims’ friends and family. The FBI has seen a significant …

Make Money Online Scams [Video]

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25 Money making scams that make me sick I had pulled this article off the site some time back because I thought that it was actually helping the scammers out there. But on second thought, even if 10% of the people reading this prevent these scams from working, then I think that I can justify …

Child Teen Sexting [Video]

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Nude Selfies: Understanding Why Nude Selfies: Talking to your child WARNING: Content may be offensive to some readers Sexting – advice for parents How to talk to children about the risks of sexting – and what you can do to protect them It may feel awkward, but it’s important to explain to children the risks …

Digital Currency Scams [Video]

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Bitcoin Scams On Social Media The Dark Side Of Digital Currency ZeroFOX Research Earlier this month, the price of a single Bitcoin eclipsed the price of an ounce of gold for the first time ever. This news, coupled with the exploding adoption of its underlying technology – blockchain – beyond the financial world, is attracting …

Impostor Scams [Video]

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Government Imposter Scams Scammers sometimes pretend to be government officials to get you to send them money. They might promise lottery winnings if you pay “taxes” or other fees, or they might threaten you with arrest or a lawsuit if you don’t pay a supposed debt. Regardless of their tactics, their goal is the same: …