February 12, 2017 at 3:03 pm #1390
The growing “Can you hear me?” phone scam is very dangerous…
… because you will be a victim uttering just the one word “yes”!
Read more about that current practice in the topic “Can you here me?” phone scam and share your experience with others.February 15, 2017 at 2:14 pm #1440
The IRS Phone Scam
Many people receive phone calls from someone who claims to be from the IRS. The callers pretend to know much about their victims and are telling them, they owe money to the IRS. Those criminals use aggressive and threatening words and say, the money has to be paid promptly.
Read more about that phone scam in the topic IRS phone scam and share your experience with others.February 23, 2017 at 1:18 pm #1462
We would like to warn you against fraud on Facebook Marktplace!
Scammers are already starting to take advantage of Facebook Marketplace…
They offer counterfeit goods. The buyer pays for it and never gets anything!!!
If you want to know more about the Facebook Marketplace and how you can protect yourself, read on: information about Facebook MarketplaceMarch 4, 2017 at 7:12 am #1497April 17, 2017 at 12:43 pm #1722
Scam alert: Facebook Lottery
„You have an important message from Facebook“ – Did you ever received a message like this?
Probably there’s a scammer waiting for you…
Learn more about how the Facebook lottery scam works.May 11, 2017 at 10:05 am #1835
„You’ve won a prize!“ – Prize Scams
Your telephone rings. An excited voice tells you : „You’ve won a prize!“ (It may be a trip, a lot of money, or a car.)
A cinema starts in your mind: You’re driving a beautiful sports car. Enyoing de warming sunbeams on a beautiful island. And see your shoppingbags full of new electronic devises, the latest clothes or brand shoes.
You might think „Finally – a dream comes true.“
Think about following aspects, so that your dream don’t turn into a nightmare:
For a prize, you NEVER have to:
- pay money
- deposit a check
- attend a sales meeting to get your prize
- wire money
- give out your personal information to unknown callers
If you pay for your „prize“, you will never again see your money or any prize!
If you give out youre personal information, doubtless your data will be sold to advertisers!
If you attend a sales meeting, you will find yourself in a pressure sales pitch.
If an offer appears too good to be true, it usually is!!!May 21, 2017 at 8:00 am #1862
You receive a call with the offer for a free travel or a discount by booking a trip.
Can it be true or is it a fraud?
Read on in our forum about the holiday scam calls!June 8, 2017 at 8:05 am #1900
Technic support scam:
We recently received several comments about scammers who pretend to be a technician of Microsoft or Apple.
They want to “help” to solve a computer problem and, therefore, want to access to your computer.
Please, do not fall for this scam! Just hang up!
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