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“Swatting” and Phone Scams

The police are warning taxpayers about an old phone scam; but this time, with a new twist. According to the reports, the scammers call the victim and claim to be an IRS agent. The scammers then demand money from the … Continue reading

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Scammers threaten to cut your company’s phone lines unless you pay a fake debt

Scammers are now threatening to disable your employer’s phone lines unless you agree to pay up a fictitious debt. This new and bizarre phone scam has been making rounds in the United States in the past couple of months. The … Continue reading

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Electric company phone scam

Scammers seem to have a bottomless supply of creativity. The amount of fake roles they haveassumed is astounding: pretending to be Lottery Commission agents, debt collectors and even close relatives in need of help. Recently, the conmen decided to try … Continue reading

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Tips on how to avoid becoming victim of a scam

There are three things that you can do in order not to fall victim to phones scams. 1. Never cooperate: This is the most important piece of advice. If you do not cooperate with the caller, there’s almost 0 chance … Continue reading

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Slamming Scam Still Baffles Consumers

It seems like there is always something on the market when it comes to trying to take advantage of the consumer. One of these new scams is called SLAMMING. This is illegal and occurs when your traditional telephone carrier is … Continue reading

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Consumers Are Warned To Watch Out For Solicitation Calls In The Name Of Charity

The National Center for Charitable Statistics recently reported that 1.5 million non-profit organizations exist in the US today. Even if a person is listed on the “Do Not Call” list, they are allowed to make solicitation calls. Unfortunately, this claims … Continue reading

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College Fund Scam – Something Every College Student Needs to Know About

Going to college is an interesting time in your life. You are trying to decide what you want to do with yourself, and life on a college campus has been quite an adventure. While this is a trying time for … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Call Forwarding Scams

An old type of swindle that has returned to the marketplace is called the “CALL FORWARDING SCAM”. This type of fraud seems so reasonable it is easy for the victim to be taken advantage of. There are several different examples … Continue reading

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Fake Debt Collectors – Taking it to a whole new level!

During my whole time as the administrator of callercenter.com I’ve never come across a scam like this. The magnitude and viciousness of “fake debt collector” scam is simply astonishing! All across north america people are getting calls from scammers who … Continue reading

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Bogus Summer Job Offers

It’s summer and bogus jobs are on the rise again, just like during any other time of the year. Although this is largely due to the economic setback people are experiencing, it can’t be denied that this is also a … Continue reading

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