Category «Scams Fraud»

Email Spam Scams [Video]

email

Email Spam Unwanted commercial email – also known as “spam” – can be annoying. Worse, it can include bogus offers that could cost you time and money. Take steps to limit the amount of spam you get, and treat spam offers the same way you would treat an uninvited telemarketing sales call. Don’t believe promises …

Dating Love Romance Scams [Video]

Dating

I was a victim of an online dating scam By Melanie Hicken In a typical con, the perpetrator will spend weeks or even months building up a romantic relationship with a victim through e-mails, texts or phone calls, before eventually asking for money. After years of dating frustration, Montana resident Debbie Best thought her luck …

Cyber Scams [Video]

Scams

Cyber Scams Top 11 Despicable Online Scams Cyber Criminals Use to Trick You [Updated] CRISTINA CHIPURICI CONTENT MARKETING SPECIALIST LINKEDIN Internet services and websites make it easy for us to pay bills, shop, make online reservations and even work. And you can do any of these actions from any place in the world. Old boundaries and human …

Ad Fraud [Video]

Ad Fraud

How Ad Fraud Ruins the Internet If you’re in the digital advertising industry, you’ve probably heard of ad fraud, but you likely haven’t done anything to protect yourself or prevent it from happening. Billions will be lost to ad fraud this year, and anywhere from three percent to 37 percent of ad impressions will come from bots. In fact, …

PTC PTR Scams [Video]

PTC PTR Scams

PTC PTR Scams THE $1,000,000 PER DAY PTC PTR SCAM Internet Users Handbook, Chapter 7 (Revised 9/16) This Chapter concludes nine months of research, participation, and investing in the PTC PTR category of Internet Scams. Several years ago, I looked at various PTC PTR programs to pass some time and unwind from other activities. But I …

Order Refill Scams [Video]

Refill Scams

Order, Reorder, Refill Scams Perhaps you have seen these emails before.  Delete – Don’t Click the Links.  I have never ordered anything online, never mind reordering or refilling  Example Email Dr don yates sr phd-Reorder-details Heather Wynn-bey <heatherneuao22122@hotmail.com Dear Dr don yates sr phd 703xx,  (Modified – My previous zip code) Our product list contains many new items …

Check Scams [Video]

Check Scams

Check Scams [Video] News and Events Fake Checks It’s your lucky day! You just won a foreign lottery! The letter says so. And the cashier’s check to cover the taxes and fees is included. All you have to do to get your winnings is deposit the check and wire the money to the sender to …