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Interested to claim back bank charges? Be careful about the newest scam around, the Reclaim Bank Charges aka Claiming Bank Account Fees Back Scam. read more


Stop telemarketers calls. They have a bag of tricks that affect your credit card without you knowing it. In the latest scam, they ask you "Can you hear me?". Why? Read here, watch the video and listen to the audio, and educate yourself. read more


The phone rings and as soon as you answer you hear an automatic machine saying: “Because you are a valuable [name of a company] customer, you have received an appreciation gift. Please press 1 now.” read more


You might be receiving a one-ring call from a number you don't recognize. The scammers let the phone ring once and then hang up, so a missed call notification shows up on your phone. How does the scam work? Read here. read more


Beware of the TV Channels Upgrade Packages Scam. It involves the name of DirecTV, but criminals could use DISH, Comcast, Cox, Bell, Shaw, Telus, Sky, Foxtel, Telstra, etc., or any other popular network in your region. read more


Watch out for the Payday Loan Call scam. Criminals claim to be the reps of companies that offers payday loans, which are paycheck advances of cash with a short-term payback. read more


Your phone rings. You pick up and hear a Police officer saying a fax was received with a civil complaint against you or your daughter, son, brother, mom, etc. read more


Beware of the Compromised Credit Card scam happening these days, also known as the Courier Pick-up Scam, exposed here with a video. Using caller ID spoofing, which makes a call display show whatever name they want as the caller, criminals... read more


How the scam works:
The growing number of computers per household all over the world has offered scammers a variety of fraud ideas. One of the latest read more


Low interest credit cards are hot commodities, but beware of the latest scam whether you're looking for 0 interest credit cards or low interest rate credit cards. read more


If you just received a phone call about receiving a $7,000 Government grant you better read this now. Free money from the Government is nice, but beware of this scam. read more


Victims receive a call from someone saying they've won the big prize in a lottery, to the tune of about $800,000. It could be a prize from a popular company draw such as Bank of America, Dream Lottery, Publishers Clearing House, or even a charity. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) The National Do Not Call registry has been the savior of dinner time all over countries such as US, Canada, Australia. read more


What happens if you receive a text message or email stating that you have been randomly selected to receive $50,000 just for using the internet? Well, you’ve just been the latest “lucky” target of a Facebook Powerball Text scam. read more


The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare in the US) has caused a great deal of confusion for all who are affected by the changes in health insurance coverage requirements. Many people are targeted by scammers trying to take advantage of it. read more


One of the biggest scams this month is the Cell Phone Radiation Protection scam. As your mobile phone DOES affect your health watch the video below to see the Top 10 ways to reduce your exposure. read more


The Bank of Ireland warns their customers that someone is trying to get their money by sending out fake text messages. Several customers have reported themselves as a target for this scam. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) As any office worker knows, getting phone calls about the state of your office equipment is all in a days’ read more


The phone rings. You see a local number, so you pick up. An automated voice informs you: "Because you've been a past customer of the Hilton Hotels --or Marriott or Hyatt-- you qualify for a free vacation with our company. Press 1 to hear more". read more


You probably don’t use international calling cards much, since technology now allows us to make long distance calls through computers or mobile apps. However, some reports show that the average prepaid cards offer only 60% of the minutes they claim. read more


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