Fraud Season NEVER Stops…The Era of Corona-virus is NOT a Vacation for the Scammer

I wish I could tell you that while we all struggle to make ends meet in this era of COVID-19, that there were no attempts to try to trick you into a fraudulent transaction. In fact, statistics show a sharp increase in scamming, as criminals become desperate to make their ends meet. Make sure that…Read more Fraud Season NEVER Stops…The Era of Corona-virus is NOT a Vacation for the Scammer

Facebook Issues Cover-up of Photo Based on “USA Today” Fact Check

We are fast approaching an election, and I am absolutely tired of not having #RealNews reported. We all rely on news everyday, and the accuracy must be in check at all time, or a reporting source should be deemed as "gossip". In this case, my post was blocked by Facebook unscrupulously taking a side from…Read more Facebook Issues Cover-up of Photo Based on “USA Today” Fact Check

Beware of the Amazon Phishing Email

Beware of any emails that you get, whereby you are not either expecting the email or whereby the email presents itself with other threats . I am sharing an example:   The presentation at first looks like a real email from Amazon. After further investigation, however, the email goes on to threaten cutting off your…Read more Beware of the Amazon Phishing Email

Reporting a Facebook Scam – Don’t Become a Target

Tips for deleting and reporting unwarranted Facebook invitations I have had about twenty-six offers this year alone to become friends or "like" fictitious persons/entities who show up on Facebook Most of them fit the lewd category with vulgar offers  including profanity and obscene material. Most of the time these offers are already removed by Facebook…Read more Reporting a Facebook Scam – Don’t Become a Target

Major Scam: Energy Drink Company Decal Employment Opportunity

There is right now a scam going on with a major energy drink company whereby a ring of alleged criminals who are attempting to bilk unaware persons looking to make extra money on the side with their vehicle amid this pandemic. The offer is in essence to pay you for having a major energy drink…Read more Major Scam: Energy Drink Company Decal Employment Opportunity

Fraud Alert: Beware Vast.gg Has Been Hacked!

Fraud Alert: Vast - Beware I just love to enter giveaways, so every time I get a notification that I have won, I go "yippee"". But I go to the ends to make sure that there is a protocol in place before I resort to going to the requests of some bloggers/sweepstakes administrators. The rules…Read more Fraud Alert: Beware Vast.gg Has Been Hacked!

Scam Alert: Phishing Emails About Winning an Audi

It's always scam season, the season that never goes away or quits!  Now there is a phishing scheme with the name "Emmett Ryker Otis", a selected claim officer connected with Audi (car manufacturer). The scam IS verified by www.scamguard.com as being fictitious. You receive an email that looks like this: 1. FROM: EG1FW2L AMBW-1A8 <coachl33@hughes.net> SUBJECT:…Read more Scam Alert: Phishing Emails About Winning an Audi

Treat Your Gift Cards Like Cash + Giveaway

We love to buy gift cards for various reasons. They: Make great gift giving stuffers adding style and finesse Help assist businesses in the wrath of the COVID-19 crisis co-exist Can be bought on various discount programs, third party brokers, including holiday specials New special conglomerate cards are offering merchandise credit at different merchants I…Read more Treat Your Gift Cards Like Cash + Giveaway

Hefty Fines On The Way For The Robocaller!

Companies who possess machines that initiate robocalls and/or employ workers running robocall equipment...Be on warning!! There are very GOOD days ahead for the citizen, but a lot of framework to be done to put the robocallers out of business once and for all after the new the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act was passed late last year.…Read more Hefty Fines On The Way For The Robocaller!

The PCH Fraudster is Shut Down on Twitter!

I have some glorious news...A scammer impersonating a Publishers Clearing House employee that I reported in my "1/1/2020 Post: The Great PCH Scam…Beware!!" has been officially shut down. The account is now banned on Twitter. Great news, but not taken too lightly. There are always more persons who, instead of wasting their efforts on illegal…Read more The PCH Fraudster is Shut Down on Twitter!

Bloggers: Making Sure Published Material Has Consent Before Hitting the “Publish” Button

These days I have been seeing much more than on one occasion whereby complaints are being administered on copyrighted materials being used on websites and then the re-published photos that have been shared on social media being removed that have been published by the companies who have exclusive rights to or to give consent for…Read more Bloggers: Making Sure Published Material Has Consent Before Hitting the “Publish” Button

Nice App Available To Put Robocalls Out of Business!

President and Congress Get the Robocall Bill Done As promised, I am keeping the public informed as to the status of the Robocall Bill. GOOD NEWS! The President signed into law the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act on December 30th which was passed by Congress on December 4th. Kudos to our lawmakers on this epidemic situation whereby…Read more Nice App Available To Put Robocalls Out of Business!

The Great PCH Scam…Beware!!

Beware there is a series of different persons right now indicating that they are from Publisher's Clearing House. They are on Twitter right now. I was originally Direct Messaged on Twitter by the individual. I will list the details below to look for these clones. The attempt is a person on Twitter right not with the…Read more The Great PCH Scam…Beware!!

Wanted…Your Voice – Beware the Hearing Administrator

YES! Your very voice is wanted via recording by a scammer! It starts out with a call from a person identifying themselves as a Hearing Administrator on a recorded line, asking if you can hear them okay. Sometimes they ramble on...other times they even hang up. It is hard to find out where these lunatics…Read more Wanted…Your Voice – Beware the Hearing Administrator

Watch Out For That Call From a ComEd Look-Alike!

I am here to inform you of the latest and greatest scams concerning and and all Caller ID spoofing. Be very careful, because both me and at least two other persons I know are getting a very neatly dressed caller ID spoofing from a call coming in looking like it is ComEd and promising a…Read more Watch Out For That Call From a ComEd Look-Alike!

Identity Theft – Tips and Pointers on Cleaning up the Aftermath

I thought whipping up a list was going to be easy. Well the first thing that I see is...I was wrong. It is not as easy as I thought in the past week I have received the following calls: About extending my automobile's extended warranty that is about to expire. Entrepreneurship via Amazon and making…Read more Identity Theft – Tips and Pointers on Cleaning up the Aftermath

The Day is Coming…Robot Callers Beware!

A new tool to assist against Robo-Calls and get the "Do Not Call" Registry working again! It has come to my attention and a lot of others that Robocalls are making a difference in the lifestyle of life for a lot, and also costing real money to all citizens, invading our privacy, losing real important…Read more The Day is Coming…Robot Callers Beware!

Fraudulent websites…Beware!! What you need to know to put them on call

You think that a website is a fraud. Or, better yet, you are dissatisfied with a website. You tried to complain, or cannot get in touch with customer service. The website is hiding from your emails to them, or cannot find the proper email to get in touch with the m via email?? The telephone…Read more Fraudulent websites…Beware!! What you need to know to put them on call