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Kelli Grant of CNBC talks about child identity theft.

Child Identity Theft: How it Happens and How to Protect Your Child

Over a million children under the age of nine have had their identities stolen in the last year alone. It’s important to know how child identity theft can happen and how to protect your child from becoming a victim of identity theft. See Identity Theft of Children with Kelli Grant for a complete transcript of…

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Amy Livingston talks about how to avoid falling for a utility scam.

Common Utility Scams: How to Keep Yourself Safe

Scammers’ goal is to part you from your money. Targeting something everyone pays for, like household utilities, can be very lucrative for them. But there are ways to protect yourself from utility scams. See Utility Scams with Amy Livingston for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Amy Livingston left publishing in 2004…

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Don’t Fall for a Pet Scam

When you’re emotionally invested in a potential new pet, it’s easy to fall for scams and fraud. But there are ways to make sure you don’t fall for a pet scam. See Pet Scams with Jack Whittaker for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Jack Whittaker is a doctoral researcher in criminology…

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Online Dating Scams and How to Avoid Them

Online dating has gone mainstream. But finding love over the internet comes with risks. You could be targeted in an online dating scam. See Dating Scams with Joe Eweka for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Joe Eweka has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in criminal justice from John Jay College of…

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Everything in Business is Personal: Scott Stratten on Business Ethics and Authentic Marketing

Scott Stratten spent the beginning of his career in the corporate world. There’s an old joke that the word “entrepreneur” is Latin for “bad employee,” and that was Scott – but despite that, he lasted two years in HR and two years as a national sales training manager teaching people to sell bubble wrap. “I…

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Celebrating the 100th episode of Chris Parker's Easy Prey Podcast.

100 Episodes of the Easy Prey Podcast

From his childhood in Southern California during the era when the PC was born, Chris Parker showed an interest in technology. Unsurprisingly, he has been connected to technology and the internet throughout his entire life. In 2000, he launched WhatIsMyIPAddress.com as a hobby project. It provided a way to solve a common tech problem at…

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Wellness Scams and How to Avoid Them with Natalia Petrzela

Wellness Scams and How to Avoid Them

Health, wellness, weight loss, and exercise are at the forefront of people’s minds in the new year. But just because someone looks good doesn’t mean that what they’re pitching will really work. They might end up being a wellness scam. See Wellness Scams and How to Avoid Them with Natalia Petrzela for a complete transcript…

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Staying Safe While Traveling Internationally

Traveling internationally can be an incredible experience or a long-lasting nightmare. Asher Fergusson has tips to keep your trip on the incredible side of the scale. See How to Travel Safely with Asher Fergusson for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Asher grew up in Sydney, Australia. He received a scholarship to…

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