Phone Scams

Phone scams have only become more sophisticated over time, with new technologies and the relative lack of regulatory protection of cell phone numbers compared to landlines.

Scam phone numbers are one of the most common forms, as scam operations will use spoofing technology to generate a false phone number that you might trust, as opposed to a phone number you definitely won’t. 

Senior phone scams are prevalent, targeting elders with tempting benefits in exchange for personal information.

 

Phone Scams: List Below

Phone scams involving the IRS and tax refunds are also common. Anyone calling from the IRS is not from the IRS; they only send letters.

Robocalling and many other phone scams are out there. Learn about what they are and how they operate below.

February 25, 2021
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Top 7 Phone Scams and How To Avoid Them

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February 22, 2021
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Ugfgs.Me Text Message

Beware of the Ugfgs.me scam. It is a text message from that website - or gl5y.me or vor.in.net. - about a non-existent ISP balance.
February 13, 2021
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AT&T Contest Scam

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December 12, 2020
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Holland and Lieberman Lawsuit

Watch out for the Holland and Lieberman lawsuit scam, a bogus text message inviting you to file a class-action lawsuit. Here it is:
December 7, 2020
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November 28, 2020
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November 6, 2020
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Watch out for a new Cadbury Hamper Scam as you might see text messages regarding fake Cadbury rewards.
November 3, 2020
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October 26, 2020
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HMRC Scam Call: Press 1 For Your Tax Evasion Case

Beware of a new HMRC scam call, aka the Tax Evasion Scam Call. It's about a warrant on your name and a fraud case - you are asked to press 1.
October 20, 2020
Wiggins Adjustments Scam

Wiggins Adjustments

Have you received calls or letters for debt repayments from Wiggins Adjustments? Here's what you need to know.
October 6, 2020
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FedEx Text Message

Beware of a new FedEx Text Message scam. Here is how it works.
September 27, 2020
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How To Report a Scam Number

If you wonder how to report a scam number, your query is addressed in this article.
September 26, 2020
Apple iCloud Scam Call

Apple iCloud Scam Call

Beware of a fake Apple iCloud scam call going around claiming to be from the Apple Support. Crooks say that your iCloud account has been breached.
September 23, 2020
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How To Report Phone Scams

If you wonder how to report phone scams, your search ends here. We have the answer, whether you live in the U.S, U.K, Canada or Australia.
September 21, 2020
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How To Block Scam Likely Calls

Wondering how to block Scam Likely calls? Read the answer in this article, where we show in detail how to stop the notification.
September 20, 2020
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Text RBG to 50409

We received many messages about a potential "Text RBG to 50409" scam. Click here to read.
September 18, 2020
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Virgin Media Text Message

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