AT&T Contest Scam: How It Works Beware of a new AT&T Contest Scam, aka the AT&T Rewards text message. It comes as a notification on your smartphone informing you that you came first in the Connecticut AT&T Contest. The text says you can claim an iPad or an iPhone 12 using a code. Be careful […]
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. Luckily, you can now stop robocalls easily – see HERE how.
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.
Service Canada Scam Calls: How They Work Many Service Canada scam calls are targeting consumers across the country these days. Most of them are automated messages from criminals claiming to be from the Government. These phone scams inform you that your Social Insurance Number (SIN) is suspended or your name has been reported. Let’s take […]
Do you know what to do if you have been scammed over the phone? Or online? In this article, we'll show you many tips on how to avoid fraud.
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.
STD Check Text Message: How The Scam Works Watch out for a random STD check text message that may hit your mobile phone these days. Known as the STDCheck Notify scam, the text informs recipients that someone they were in contact with tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease. The test was apparently done […]
Top 3 Viber Scams Social media has taken over the world and made it easier to reach people in far corners of the world in mere minutes. It has been a blessing of the 21st century, but surprisingly, it’s also been used by scammers to dupe people of their hard-earned money. It is the case […]
Phone Call From Mauritania: How the Scam Works If you receive a one-ring phone call from Mauritania these days, you are not alone. The area code number starts with +222 and the calls are made wih the help of automated software. Esentially, the scammer target victims who will call or text back. It is very […]