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SIM Swapping with Haseeb Awan

I’ve been telling people for years that they need to implement two-factor authentication wherever possible.  Now that you’ve done that, imagine the havoc that would happen if those security codes were sent to somebody else enabling them to access your email, social media accounts, and worse your bank accounts. It is called SIM swapping, porting…

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Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sociopaths with Dr. Ramani Durvasula

Just because someone isn’t trying to scam you out of your hard-earned money doesn’t mean that they don’t see you as a pawn, stepping stone, or a means to an end. Find out how to protect yourself from a narcissist. Our guest today is Dr. Ramani Durvasula.  Dr. Ramani Durvasula is one of the world-leading…

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Credit Card Skimming with Scott Schober

We’ve all had that random fraudulent charge show up on our credit card and we wonder how did that happen.  Do I need to cancel my credit card? Do I need to get a new one?  Today we talk about credit card skimming with Scott Schober.  Scott Schober is the president and CEO of Berkeley…

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Tracking Scammers with Wayne May

Many of us have seen James Veitch’s comedic YouTube videos of him interacting with email scammers.  Today’s guest shares how he helps real-world victims of those scams and he has participated in taking down criminal enterprises.  Wayne May is the owner of scamsurvivors.com. He began as a scam baiter in 2005 before concentrating and helping the…

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Red Collar Crime with Richard Brody

Accounting doesn’t sound like a sexy career choice.  How about forensic accounting and getting to work with the FBI and Secret Service?  Now that’s getting interesting.  White-collar crime is typically committed by business or government professionals that engage in fraud, insider trader, embezzlement, or cybercrime.  It can destroy companies, individuals, and families.  What happens when…

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Cyber Security Awareness with Jake Moore

Have you ever wondered what strange things a digital forensic investigator has to dig through? Listen to this episode to find out.  Our guest for this episode is Jake Moore. Jake Moore is a cybersecurity specialist for ESET, Europe’s number one internet security and anti-virus company. Jake previously worked in the police force for 14…

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Psychology of Scams with Dr. Stacey Wood

I have always been curious as to why so many people fall for scams. What are some of the consistent elements that scammers use to hook us? In this episode, we find out. We talk about the different psychological tactics scammers use to successfully scam their victims.  Our guest for this episode is Dr. Stacey…

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Multi-level Marketing with Casey Bond

You have probably heard of multi-level marketing also called MLM or network marketing. A multi-level marketing company is a company that recruits people to sell their products to their network including their friends and family. Network marketers typically buy inventory and then try to sell it. They can also recruit people underneath them and create…

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