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...
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...
Jul 8, 2011
The paper says that an "unauthorized third party" hacked into its jobs database and absconded with 1.27 million user ids and email addresses. No...
Jul 5, 2011
If you see an invite to the still-exclusive service in your inbox, proceed with caution.
Jun 14, 2011
Scamsters profit from hard times. A growing criminal enterprise is luring consumers into accepting genuine-looking but genuine-phony checks or...
Jun 6, 2011
Question: Very recently we had a problem with my mother-in-law being hooked in with a scam where she wired a total of $6000 to Jamaica all for the...
May 27, 2011
At a recent panel discussion on financial literacy at Boston University, John Gannon quickly grabbed our attention. He remarked that the personal...
Mar 10, 2011
Verizon is suing individuals and small companies who have been running a scam on cell phone users. Works like this: user gets an offer to be sent...
Feb 14, 2011
The list of scams seems endless. Pump-and-dump swindles. Deceptive charities. Ponzi schemes. Foreign lotteries. Foreclosure scams. Telemarketing...