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Mar 30, 2012
A Big Y supermarket clerk helps a Connecticut woman from falling victim to a scam.
Posted In: scams, big y

Where'd Nigeria get so many princes anyway?

Mar 23, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice takes AT&T to court over yet another Nigerian scam.
Posted In: Nigeria, scams

Can the Constitution handle modern technology's issues?

Dec 28, 2011
Legal issues loom over privacy and what a person actually is.
Posted In: Supreme Court, privacy, Google, Facebook, scams, spam

New scam targets new Apple owners

Dec 27, 2011
Look out! Proper grammar!
Posted In: apple, scams, spam, phishing

Buy here, pay here? - Beware!

Dec 23, 2011
If you've ever passed a used car sale and seen phrases such as "No Credit, No Problem," chances are it's offering on-the-spot financing. And it could well be a scam.
Posted In: Auto, car loans, scams, investment

Facebook may get extremely yucky a lot more often in the future

Nov 18, 2011
A new type of scam fills Facebook feeds with images of porn, gore and violence.
Posted In: Facebook, scams, spam, hoax

Self-directed IRAs: Caveat Emptor

Oct 27, 2011
I've noticed an increase in pitches from folks promoting the financial benefits of self-directed IRAs. It's an IRA held by a trustee or custodian...
Posted In: retirement savings, scams

Con artists at work

Aug 24, 2011
The North American Securities Administrators Association has come out with its annual list of infamy: The favorite financial products and financial...
Posted In: scams

Wanna-be wizards beware

Aug 5, 2011
Harry Potter fans are getting scammed by cons offering early access to the Pottermore website. (For those of you not up on all things Harry Pott...
Posted In: Entertainment, harry potter, scams

The vulnerable elderly and fraud

Jul 20, 2011
We know that scamsters target the elderly. If you have aging parents or grandparents and your concerned about their vulnerability to investment...
Posted In: scams

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