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If you are a US citizen, be very careful when you are required to call certain numbers, in order to complete a deal, transaction, read more


What happens if you miss jury duty? Bad news. Beware of a scam circulating via email or phone call about ignoring jury summons. Here is how it works and more info about who can be called for jury duty and if you can get out of it. read more


How the scam works:
It doesn’t matter what cell phone service provider you are registered with, one day you might receive a text message claim read more


How the scam works:
It has been reported that cell phone owners are receiving text messages from their banks informing them that their cards have bee read more


How the scam works:
If you live in an area that has just been hit by a natural disaster (Hurricane Sandy, fire, earthquake, etc), in the days followi read more


How the scam works:
Scammers set non-stop phone calls, in the form of automated voice messages, alerting recipients that their debit cards are inacti read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) If you ever receive a phone call from your local prison on your house phone and the operator tells you to pres read more


How the scam works:
You're having your ritual post-work winding down session in front of the tube when you receive a call from a lawyer. He says read more


Do you live in Mexico or have a property there? Scammers target North-American citizens that fit the profile. Once they have formulated a list, they will do this: read more


The traffic infringement scams are back. In the first scenario, scammers call households claiming to be representatives of the local Department of Public Safety (DPS) or the police. They inform the owners they have a... read more


How the scam works:
This scam occurs regularly in states where corporations are required by law to submit annual reports. It could come your way via read more


How the scam works:
This would have probably seemed exaggerated a couple of years ago, but because 2011 recorded an 800% increase from 2009 in t read more


Watch the video in this article to see 5 presidential elections scams to avoid. As the US Presidential elections are taking place tomorrow, this is a very good time for scammers to make a bunch of victims across the nation, including yourself. read more


How the scam works:
TTY stands for Teletypewriter and is a phone service intended to allow the hearing-impaired to communicate via telephone, relying read more


How the scam works:
You might receive a phone call from somebody claiming to be a technician with your telephone line provider. He will say they are read more


How the scam works:
This is another scam that you might consider too easy to detect, but seniors usually don’t. The scammers call their victims and read more


Ringtone download scam alert! A text message invites you to download a new cell phone ringtone - say a fashionable song or a tone tailored to world events, such as a famous quote, sound, or a modern song. Then this happens: read more


How the scam works:
Scammers call thousands of people every day, claiming to reimburse bank fees that were withdrawn recently from the recipient’s read more


How the scam works:
This is probably one of the first scams ever invented and is also known as The Spanish Prisoner scam.
In the past, prisoners used to... read more


How the scam works:
You receive a phone call from somebody proposing a deal looking for help with depositing a check into your account; sending read more


How the scam works:
If any of your family members are in the army, you might receive a phone call one day, from somebody claiming to be eit read more


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