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

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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

It’s Black Friday…Keep Up Your Awareness

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

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

Prayers To My Hometown – Aurora Shooting

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

Tips For Playing it Safe During a Hurricane: Here Comes Florence!

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!

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