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SCAM

How a Scam Works: It’s All in the Formula and You’re an Ingredient.

A scam works (for the con artist) when all the elements come together just right.

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Scam Savy

Avoid a Scam and Stay Safe With these 8 Simple Tricks

Scammers have a bag of tricks to try to separate you from your money. However, you can fight back with some sly moves of your own to avoid their traps

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Cyber Crime

The Top Scams Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon

Some aren’t only victims of scams, there also victims of circumstance. They may lose their job and income and become desperate to find work…and vulnerable to a scam.

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What makes us easy prey

We Become Easy Prey for Scams When We Lose Our Focus

Even the smartest person you know could be the victim of a scam if the circumstances are right. We become easy prey for scams when something causes us to let our guard down.

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Charles Ponzi

Ponzi Schemes: What Should You Know About These Investments Traps?

A Ponzi scheme in investment fraud characterized by using money from new “investors” to pay off original investors…with no real investments to speak of.

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Security Conspiracy Theories That Might Actually Be Right

In today’s age of disinformation and fake news, conspiracy theories are running rampant. Some are small and dismissed almost as soon as they pop up. Others are so ludicrous that we can’t help but laugh. Still, some conspiracy theories turn out to be true. There’s nothing more shocking than finding out that some wild theory…

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Managing Credit Cards

Alert! Managing Credit Cards Should be Your Focus.

Managing credit cards is the key to good credit. It’s more important than low rates and credit limits. Still, most people get in credit trouble.

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SIM Card Scammers

SIM Swapping. Scammers are taking over our smartphones…and text messages too!

Fraudsters are taking over cellphones using a trick called SIM swapping. It happens behind back and you won’t even know when it happens. Beware.

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