Category Archives: Articles

Ringtone Phone Scam

It’s a Sunday and you’re sitting on your sofa, watching TV. A cool commercial pops in. You’re getting the most popular ringtone for free! Sounds great, huh? But before you say, “Gee, thanks! I’d love that,” think again. What you … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Ebola Phone Scam

You turn on your TV, the radio or your computer and sooner or later, you’ll run into an “Ebola” story. The news caused an uproar and people everywhere expressed their fear. However, while this is a serious health concern, others … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Credit Card Phishing Scam Warning

Unfortunately, science and technology often get ahead of good sense. Changes should not be based on whether or not it is possible, it should be based on whether or not it is good for the human race. Along with new … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

How Government Regulates Credit Card Companies

Legislation is working hard to eliminate shady late billing practices especially by those in the credit card industry. In the US recently the House Finance Services Committee recently passed the Credit Card Holder’s Bill of Rights which was designed to … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Fake Boarding Passes Warning

Several years ago a university student, Christopher Soghoian, decided to test security at what is considered to be one of the most secure sites in the world; namely, the airport. Beginning with testing the limits of the Transportation Security Administration … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Spoofing Caller IDs

The Communications Act of 1934 was established by Congress in an effort to encourage and regulate electronic communication in the US. As a result, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was formed in order to consolidate the regulation of communication practices … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Fake Debt Collectors – a Growing Pain

An arrogant gentleman with a thick accent calls and asks you by your full name. He explains that he’s a detective collecting an outstanding debt and that if you don’t pay, you’ll end up in jail. The problem is that … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | 2 Comments

Top 14 Ways To Annoy Telemarketers

There is nothing more annoying that sitting down to dinner, preparing to go out or doing something that is important and then receiving a call from a telemarketer promoting something in which you have no interest. This is sometimes known … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Debt Solution Phone scam

Ever got a call from the “Debt Managers” or “Debt Advice Bureau” on money issues? Did you ever wonder who these people really are and what they can do to help you about your debt? Hmmm… Be careful. The person … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Articles | Tagged | Leave a comment