Scams Fraud

Identity Theft

Identity Theft [Video]

 Identity Theft How to protect yourself against identity theft and respond if it happens. Identity (ID) theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. The identity thief can use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get […]

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Binary

Binary Options Scams [Video]

Australia consumer watchdog reports $11.6 million of cold calling binary options scams in 2016 BY VALENTINA KIRILOVA During Consumer Fraud Week 2017, ASIC is reminding consumers to protect themselves against investment scams. ASIC Deputy Chairman Peter Kell said: The Targeting Scams report published today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) shows reports to […]

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scams

Work At Home Scams [Video]

FBI Work at Home Scams Job One: Do Not Take the Bait Everyone’s seen them—seductive work-at-home opportunities hyped in flyers tacked to telephone poles, in newspaper classifieds, in your e-mail, and all over the web, promising you hundreds or thousands of dollars a week for typing, stuffing envelopes, processing medical billing, etc. And it’s just […]

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shopping

Shopping Online Scams [Video]

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 […]

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scams

Make Money Online Scams [Video]

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 […]

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investment

HYIP Investment Schemes [Video]

HYIP High-Yield Investment Program Definition A fraudulent investment scheme that purports to deliver extraordinarily high returns on investment. High-yield investment schemes often advertise yields of more than 100% per year in order to lure in victims. In reality, these high-yield investment programs are Ponzi schemes, and the organizers aim to steal the money invested. This […]

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scams

Tech Support Scams [Video]

Technical support scams – Avoiding Cybercriminals don’t just send fraudulent email messages. They might call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might also setup websites with persistent pop-ups displaying fake warning messages and a phone number to call and get the “issue” fixed. They might offer to help solve your […]

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Trading

Trading Scams Fraud [Video]

Trading – Investor Alert Binary Options and Fraud The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of Consumer Outreach (CFTC) are issuing this Investor Alert to warn investors about fraudulent promotion schemes involving binary options and binary options trading platforms. These schemes allegedly involve, among other things, the […]

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