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

G I V E A W A Y   E N D E D This was a Versatileer Exclusive Giveaway: See the WINNERS Page 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…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!