You see an ad on television advertising gold coins. Is it a legitimate offer?
You get a call from this government agency. You don’t believe it is legitimate. You could be right because more scammers pose as employees of this agency than any other.
Some websites charge $9.95 for voter registration or to change your political party. Is this a reasonable fee?
A lot of scammers try to get your money via the charity route. It’s a good idea to avoid donating to any charity that is not familiar to you. Which form of charitable solicitation is least likely to be a scam?
The incidence of bedbugs is on the rise lately and so is the number of bedbug control scammers. Research entomologist Richard Pollack suggests this is the best method for ridding your house of bedbugs.
According to Scam Alert, what type of organization is the most frequently victimized by hackers?
Congratulations! You just won $8,000,000 in the Jamaican lottery! You got that e-mail, you bit, and you wired them $400. That was a mistake. But it would be a much greater mistake if you did this.
Scammers actually have a way to create a phone number that’s familiar to you, such as your bank, appear on your Caller ID. This might cause you to reveal information that could lead to identity theft. What’s this technique called?
You get a call from someone claiming to be from the electric company saying your electric bill is overdue. They ask for your account number for verification purposes, and your credit card number. Why is this probably a scam?
According to the FBI, older Americans are frequent victims of Internet scammers because they have nest eggs and because of this.