Getting Help after Fraud Is Not Easy

Posted on 05/18/2017 12:13:14 PM

In a lot of cases, if you have been defrauded using a debit or credit card or your bank account then you can get the money back from your card supplier or bank. But there are many cases where this is not possible or a bank or card supplier was not involved. The banks do at times fob off customers who ...

The Clear-Smart TV Scam

Posted on 05/15/2017 11:06:42 AM

The website www.clear-smart.co.uk entices people by advertising expensive TVs at discount prices. The discounts aren’t huge – these scammers know not to make it obvious that it’s a con trick. So the discount is enough to interest you but not warn you of illegality. Clear Smart is not a company ...

Encountering a Bad Website

Posted on 05/10/2017 03:22:49 PM

  It can be very simple and quick for people to create websites – good websites and bad websites. What can you do if you encounter a bad website? Bad in this case doesn’t mean something you don’t like but a website that is a scam or misleading or steals your personal information or is a copy ...

How to Avoid Cold Callers

Posted on 05/05/2017 01:38:45 PM

We all get unwanted cold calls and they can be very annoying and in some cases lead to fraud and loss of money. Many are harmless and just waste your time and may lead to more unwanted phone calls. Here are some actions that will help you to avoid cold callers A.     The Telephone Preference ...

How to Stop Spam Letters

Posted on 05/05/2017 01:33:12 PM

If you want to stop spam letters coming through your letterbox there is a series of actions to take. Get or make a notice for your front door The sign can say ‘”No Junk Mail” or “No Unaddressed Mail” or something similar. You can get these notices online or make your own. Register with ...

What is Malware?

Posted on 05/04/2017 02:54:58 PM

Most people understand that computers can get viruses – that interrupt the computers activities and usually cause harm to the computer in some way even causing the computer to become unusable. But there are a wide variety of things that can infect a computer and potentially cause harm that are not ...

Website of Female Scammers stop-scammers.com

Posted on 04/27/2017 02:04:32 AM

This website (as at 20th May 2016) has more than seventeen thousand reports of scammers and more than  ninety thousand photos of scammers and over eleven thousand letter sets.  That’s comprehensive and impressive. Stop-scammers.com is a store of information about female scammers across the world. ...

The Ten Most Common Scams

Posted on 04/26/2017 05:34:01 PM

1.     Online Shopping and Auction Scams Online auction sites such as eBAY are huge business and there are con artists who pose as buyers. They appear to pay for the goods that you then send to them. However, the payment bounces and you cannot get your goods back. There are also ...

The Problem of Fake Emails

Posted on 04/24/2017 11:53:47 AM

Most scam emails show the name of the sender  but this is simply typed in by the sender so can be anything. I can send out emails and name myself as the King of Norway if I want to. However, usually the sender’s email address also shows so people would realise I’m not actually the King of Norway. For ...

US Government Takes Down PCCare247 Scammers

Posted on 04/19/2017 10:42:17 AM

The US government set up a sting operation to gather evidence against a company called PCCare247 which was defrauding people. The SCAM This is a variant on the classic windows support engineer scam. A cold caller tells you your PC has a virus, says he can prove it then offers to fix it for several ...



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