Are you job searching and worried about getting scammed? There are many scams that involve fake job listings. With a fake job scam, a scammer lists a job but the job doesn't really exist.
Read our latest Fraud Alert to learn about how to protect yourself from Online Fraud and Scams that are surfacing.
It's so easy to become a victim. It can happen fast. Before you know it, you've clicked "send" or put your money in the mail and you're out hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
Scam artists work full-time at ripping you off. And after one scam bites the dust, the scam artists are ready with another one. It's no wonder so many people fall for the next generation scam. Write your experience, report fraud!
Using social media tools such as networking sites, email, chat rooms and instant messaging on the Internet can expose children to Internet predators. The Internet is an anonymous forum, which can allow intimacy and trust to develop quite quickly.
It was at 2:16pm on a warm July evening that Scott Robert Hansen first met Sweetie.
Sitting alone in front of a computer screen in his home not far from Brisbane, the single 36-year-old logged into a chat room and typed in the username “2 cam with kid.” Then he clicked “Kids Chat.”
There are various types of these scams. I will explain a few.
Many Social Media Sites such as Skype, Kik, Facebook, Pof, Craigslist, okcupid. Badoo and Chatroulette are a home for Scammers and Thieves to use to scam by using threats of fear and/or criminal charges.
Rental scams target both landlords and tenants! Rental scams are widely found on (but by no means restricted to) sites like craigslist.com or gumtree.com. They are insidious scams that cause serious financial loss to both landlords and potential tenants.
Beware of scams contacting you claiming to be able to get your money back from a scammer or get the scammer arrested!!!
How the money recovery scam works?
Money recovery scams are particularly vicious since they target people who have already lost money to an internet scammer.
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You meet on the internet. Then the “relationship” progresses; you email, talk on the phone and trade pictures. Finally, you make plans to meet and even make marriage plans. As the relationship gets stronger, the requests start to change.They ask you to wire them money; needs bus fare to visit a sick uncle.
The year may be winding down, but not the ploys that have proved most successful for scammers. Here are the top fraud trends—and what to watch out for in 2017.
Fraudsters let their fingers do the stalking, especially when targeting older Americans. Crooks will call you, claiming to be tech-support workers who are hunting viruses, utility company bill collectors or even your own grandchildren calling for help from a Mexican jail. In other variations, con artists make pitches for credit cards, extended warranties, and phony sweepstakes and lotteries.
You see the ads all the time: "Make millions now, no manager" or "Work on your own, start $12,000 per week." Maybe you saw the ad in the paper, or maybe you received it by e-mail.
Yes, we're talking about Multi-Level Marketing, also known as "MLM"
MLM: Once Legitimate, Now a Scam
Once upon a time, multi-level marketing was a legitimate business which provided a way for small companies to get their unique products to consumers in small towns and rural areas which had no access to these products. At this time, the products sold themselves, and the multi-level aspect was a way of giving a small reward to those who had worked hard to build the organization. But the focus was always on the product.