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
There is always a chance that you could be the next victim of a crime that can really break your bank and/or put the brakes on good or fair living. If you are a victim the losses can be a few hundred or of several thousands of dollars. I unfortunately have really bad news on…Read more The Fraud Season NEVER Ends
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!
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
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!!
Happy Black Friday, everyone! While out shopping today, keep up your awareness all day. Don't think for one minute, that letting your guard down is an okay thing to do. Criminals are out there and looking for cues to strike at anytime. Also to make matters worse, there are also businesses that are less than…Read more It’s Black Friday…Keep Up Your Awareness
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
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!
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
My prayers are with everyone in Florida and everywhere in it's wrath. Make last minute preparations, and get out NOW!!! It is now too late to do any preparation, so, make sure at all costs, that you try to make the sensible decision, and evacuate, Here are some pointers: When authorities say to evacuate, DO…Read more Prayers are with Florida: Here comes Dorian!
I have sighted a funnel cloud-like wall cloud formation this afternoon. The cloud did not have any rotation. It was, however very picturesque. Happy Summer!!!
This is the 52nd Anniversary of a massive, then F4 tornado that did devastating damage in the community of Oak Lawn, IL. The tornado left a 16 mile long path of over 200 yards wide and 33 deaths and a loss of over 100 homes including a family member, devastating damage to a high school…Read more Tornado Season: Be Prepared!
I have just learned that there was a shooting that is on nationwide television here in Aurora, IL.There was a mass shooting at a local factory this afternoon, and since the shooter is deceased, we will never know exactly what sparked this tragedy. My prayers to the families and friends of all injured and deceased…Read more Prayers To My Hometown – Aurora Shooting
It has been an extremely active hurricane season this year!! My prayers are with everyone, hope that everyone will pull through, and hopefully that decision was EVACUATION! My post for some useful tips in September when Florence was approaching can be reiterate PLAY IT SAFE!!!
GET READY FOR A HURRICANE: It's Hurricane Florence Right now the U.S. is getting ready for another onslaught of a major hurricane. Everywhere in America, no matter where you move, there are disasters that we must play it smart to play it safe!! I live in tornado alley, and I have only seen a funnel…Read more Tips For Playing it Safe During a Hurricane: Here Comes Florence!
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