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Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

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There are ten new scams we want to warn you about this week. Some are brand new, while some are old but deceivingly returning with a new twist. Protect yourself from criminals by reading these ten articles:

 

1. Utilities Bill Payment Scam

Are you one of the good citizens who pays his/her monthly utilities on time? Beware of the latest scam involving the Government. Read how it works HERE.

 

2. Facebook is Adding Fees

This scam is back, this time stronger than ever. Very convincing, the Facebook Charges hoax has been extremely active on social media in the last few days. See HERE.

 

3. Airline Credit Scam

If you book your own flights be very careful about this trick! Con artists are out to get you right when you think nothing can go wrong. Read how the scam works HERE.

 

4. iTunes Gift Card Scam

As long as iTunes remains popular, so do the rip-offs and schemes referencing its name. Since gift cards are convenient items worldwide, criminals hit hard with THIS scam.

 

5. Portable Breathalyzer Test Scam

Did you know that there are certain foods that will make you fail a breathalyzer test? Here they are, along with the Portable Breathalyzer Test scam. Read HERE.

 

6.How You Can Lose Thousands of Dollars in a Few Hours: Travel Clubs

Are you one of those people who like to travel? What if you would be a member of a travel club that is making that easier? See how the Travel Club scam works and some legitimate travel opportunities HERE.

7.  Facebook Album Image Scam

We’re assuming you have a Facebook account, so beware of the newest scam going around these days. See how the Facebook Album Picture trick works HERE.

8. Order a Car History Report For Your Vehicle

This scam targets people who are selling their vehicles, so feel free to share the article with whoever you think is in that position or might consider it important. Read HERE.

9. Fake Netflix Offer

The Netflix scam keeps coming back every few months. It’s our mandate to make you aware of every single one of them when they have new twists. Here is how the Fake Netflix Offer looks like HERE

10. Five Forex Scams You Should Be Aware Of

If you own a business you then know the importance of keeping up-to-date with the latest marketing tips, especially online. That’s where your sales might skyrocket if you’re doing it right. However, beware of this Online Marketing Scam HERE.

 

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

 

 Have a safe week!

 

 

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

 

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

There are fifteen new scams we want to warn you about. They vary in subject, from Police investigation phone calls to installing malware on your computer. Protect yourself from criminals by reading these five articles:

 

  1. Are You Paying with Your Credit Card at the Grocery Store? Here Is How You May Become a Victim of the Latest Scam

This scam is targeted at those who shop at any kind of store – for groceries, electronics, etc. – and pay with their credit card. Are you one of them? The problem is, you may soon become a victim of this notorious scam. See how it works HERE.

  1. Do You Know How To Tell The Difference Between Real Gold and Fake?

Gold never goes old and is probably the safest investment you can make. However, most of the victims of the scam fall for the tempting random offers that come in front of them. See one of them HERE.

  1. Fake Amazon Shipment

Are you an Amazon user? There are 300 millions out there, so no wonder scams like this occur every day. Read how the Fake Amazon Shipment scam works HERE.

  1. Magazine Subscription Scam

Here is a very sneaky scam, which is growing in ‘popularity’. Paper magazines? Old school. Online magazines? There is a big scam for that, too! Read HERE.

  1. How You Can Install a Virus on Your Computer Through Twitter Private Messages

Twitter is still going strong and you might occassionally use it – or maybe you do it a lot more. Beware of private messages that, once clicked, install malware on the your computer. Read HERE.

  1. The Air Conditioning Scam Hits As Summer Comes

The scam is also known as the AC Repair Houston Scheme, regardless of where you live. As temperatures are getting hotter by the day this time of the year (except in Australia and NZ), beware! See how the scam works here: AC Repair Houston fraud.

  1. Voice Message Email Scam

The technology advances so fast that we can now receive video and voice messages in a lot of ways, including through apps and emails. However, beware of the lastest Voice Message Scam – exposed HERE.

  1. Gas Station Approach

Imagine this: you’re at the gas station, filling your tank. A well-dressed gentleman approaches and says he ran out of gas two blocks away. Would you help him? You wouldn’t believe how much money per day make these scammers. See HERE.

  1. Medical Alert Systems Reviews: The Scam Victimizing Your Parents

There are so many scams out there that is hard even to keep track of all. Warn your parents and other elders about this hideos one. It comes as a phone call targeting seniors, banking on the fact that they are a very accesible prey. Read HERE.

  1. 12 Funeral Scams Your Should Be Aware Of TODAY

Funerals are usually organized in a hurry, with a few exceptions. You don’t really know when one of your family member’s time is up, so it’s a smart thing to be aware of these bunch of funeral scams at any time. Read HERE.

  1. List of Scamming Websites: Add Your Experience

Did you ever have a bad online shopping experience? Add yours to this article and expose the scammers. You can also learn how to know if a website is fake HERE.

  1. Facebook Blocking Your Account: Authenticate Your Profile

Also known as the Facebook Authentic Account Scam, this trick is luring Facebook users into giving away their login credentials. Read how the scam works HERE.

  1. Best Buy Text Message Scam

Best Buy is still going strong as a business, thanks to all the repeat customers and promotions that the company holds periodically. However, beware of the Best Buy Text Message scam – see how it works HERE.

  1. Pinterest Password Change

If you are a Pinterest user, beware of the latest scam: Pinterest Password Reset aka Pinterest Login scheme. Watch the video in THIS article to see how the scam works.

  1. FIFA 2018 World Cup Scams 

You may not go to Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup, but you may become a victim of some of the Internet scams related to the big soccer event that starts next week. See how they work HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

 

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

There are five new scams that we want to warn you about this week as they are making their rounds and are very easy to fall for. Protect yourself from financial fraud by reading these five articles:

  1. PayPal Alert Scam

Are you a PayPal user? This scam has been reported in the last four days over a thousand times to the Federal Trade Commission. Read how it works HERE.

 

  1. You Can Join The Lawsuit Over Apple’s MacBook Keyboard Even If Yours Is Still Working Fine

A new class-action lawsuit against Apple claims that the MacBook keyboards are faulty and fall easily. What’s interesting is that you can join the lawsuit and may be eligible for some benefits/remuneration even if your keyboard still works fine. Read HERE.

  1. New Walmart eGift Card

Millions of email addresses have been hit a few days ago with messages claiming to have a surprise from Walmart. They are very realistic. HERE is how they look like.

  1. Cell Phone Ringtone Download

You have a smartphone, right? What would you do if you want to install a new ringtone that you like? A fashionable song, a modern beat? Beware the Ringtone Scam HERE.

  1. Here Is How You Can Lose Hundreds of Dollars To Fake Online Marketing Gurus

If you own a business you then know the importance of keeping up-to-date with the latest marketing tips, especially online. That’s where your sales might skyrocket if you’re doing it right. However, beware of this Online Marketing Scam HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

 

There are five new scams that we want to warn you about this week. Protect yourself from fraud by reading these articles and feel free to share your experiences if you know of any suspicious practices:

 

 

  1. If You Receive a Call From Your Own Number Don’t Answer

 

 

We’ve warned you in the past about calls coming from phone numbers that look a lot like yours, but this time criminals took it a step further. The newest trap is now a call that comes from your own number! See what happens if you answer HERE.

 

 

 

  1. Beware of Empty Boxes From Amazon Orders

 

 

Do you order stuff on Amazon? There’s a new scam going on this week. What’s scarier is that it’s coming from Amazon Prime, which was supposed to be safer. Read HERE.

 

 

 

  1. Got Netflix and a Gmail Address? Here is a Scam Email That Comes From the REAL Netflix!

 

 

You get an email from Netflix. The real Netflix. It says your account is on hold – it’s an authentic notice, too. It sends you to the real Netflix Financial page as well. Where is the scam? Read HERE.

 

 

 

  1. New Speeding Ticket Scam Goes Viral

 

 

This scam might hit your email soon. It’s very convincing and it’s been making thousands of victims online already. Educate yourself by reading THIS article.

 

 

  1. Free Vacation From Hilton, Marriott and Hyatt

 

 

This scam has been making its rounds for a long time using the Hilton and Marriott brands. However, a very tricky scheme comes with it. Read how it works HERE.

 

 

 

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

 

 

Have a safe week!

 

 

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

There are five new scams that we want to warn you about this week. Protect yourself from fraud by reading these articles and feel free to share your experiences if you know of any suspicious practices:

  1. Amazon Brushing Scheme: How You’re Buying Stuff With Fake Reviews

 

Do you buy anything from Amazon? If you do, you check the reviews first, right? And if they’re great, you purchase the item, yes? What if we tell you that there are tons of products that have fake reviews out there? See how Amazon Brushing works – Read HERE.

 

  1. How Your Computer May Be Subject Of Browser Hijacking

 

Many people have Google as their homepage when they open the Internet. What’s the first page that shows up on your computer? Beware of the Browser Hijacking – Read HERE.

 

  1. Facebook No Swearing Campaign

 

In a similar way to the Facebook Copyright Protection and Facebook Privacy Notice, a new wave of shares these days is promoting a No Swearing Campaign. Read HERE.

 

  1. New Renter Moving In Scam

 

Are you looking for a renter or a roommate? Do you know of anyone who does? Here is a serious scam to be aware of, which comes in two variations. Read HERE.

 

  1. Wallet Drop Trick

 

This is a very premeditated scam and could happen to you in your city or while you’re traveling. It’s a pure stealing move while you’re being distracted. Read HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

 

Latest Scams

There are five new scams that we want to warn you about, which happen to make victims not just this week, but throughout the whole year. Protect yourself from fraud by reading these five articles:

  1. How It Takes Criminals Only 82 Seconds To Access Your Bank Account

It’s very easy for anyone these days to call you and make your phone display show whatever name and number they want. Here is an app that lets the scammers change not just the numbers, but their voice and even the background noise too! Read HERE.

  1. Enable Facebook’s Dislike Button Scam

Facebook has been working on implementing the Dislike button for the last couple of years. It’s official, it will happen, but be aware of this scam HERE.

  1. Police Anti Radar Spray Scam

Do you get speeding tickets? Spend a lot of money on them? If you’re looking for the best anti radar detector or any other secret ‘blocking’ license device to reduce your expenses for traffic tickets, don’t fall for THIS.

  1. Online Education: Fake Universities, Colleges and Masters

The bogus online educational institutions have been around since the beginning of the Internet. However, scammers became smarter in their quests to lure people into paying big bucks for absolute nothing.

  1. Bartending Scams You Should Be Aware Of

Besides the traditional rip-offs with fictional drinks added to your final bill, there are a few other tricks that bartenders use when pouring drinks. Read about them and protect yourself HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

 

 

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:
Selma HRYNCHUK
Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.
www.scam-detector.com
info@scam-detector.com

There are four new scams that we want to warn you about this week, especially the first one, that may sound weird to you: Electronic Pickpocketing. Protect yourself from fraud by reading these four articles:

1. Electronic Pickpocketing: How Criminals Scan Your Wallet

This dangerous activity is back on the top complaint lists, making the purchase of RFID wallets like Mt Everest (men) or ITSLIFE (women) a must. See how the scam works HERE.

2. One-Ring Call Scam: How You Can Easily Fall For It

Did it ever happen to you to get a phone call but right before picking up it stops ringing? The One-Ring scam is back this week. Read how it works HERE.

3. Order Your Credit Report: Hidden Scam in The Fine Print

Was there a time in your life when you were wondering how to get your credit report? There are ads on the Internet promoting free credit reports, but when you decide to do it THIS is what happens.

4. Auto Insurance Sold On Whatsapp: Big Deals, Bigger Lies

Use Whatsapp much? A scam is circulating these days on the popular app promoting a cut-rate auto insurance policy. Well-known company names are involved. Read HERE.

Have a safe week!

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!
“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”
2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

 

It is wise for you to know these five new scams that we want to warn you about. They are very prevalent these days and might affect your financials if you don’t avoid them. Protect yourself from fraud by reading these five articles:

  1. New Criminal Activity: The Port Out Scam

A port out happens when your phone network carrier changes but your number remains the same. Scammers switch your provider! See how the scam works HERE.

  1. 8 Valentine’s Day Scams That You Need To Avoid Today

Whether you celebrate it or not, Valentine’s Day could get you into trouble this week and the next one. How? Your computer is at risk. Read HERE.

  1. The Power of a Good TV Show: Property Brothers Scam

Property Brothers is a great TV show on HGTV. They’re legitimately looking for random people to help by improving their houses and raising their value. Applications are taken these days from everywhere (you could apply too, for real), but beware of THIS scam.

  1. Fake Blackmail: Cheating Spouse Scam

What if you receive a letter in your mailbox, with your own name on it, accusing you of infidelities? Beware of this fake blackmail trick using Bitcoin to lure people in. We’re sure you’re not relating, but share this good read. HERE is how the scam works.

  1. How To Get Free Spotify Premium Membership

If you like music you probably know what Spotify is. However, be careful about this decoy in getting Spotify Premium membership for a great deal – free! Read HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Latest Scams

Please click on the links seen below on the most recent scams from the past weeks. This information is brought to you by:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

There are twelve new scams that we want to warn you about this week as they are making their rounds and are very easy to fall for. Protect yourself from financial fraud by reading these twelve articles:

  1. Here Is How You Give Criminals Access To Your Phone Without Knowing

This scam is going strong these days as it’s only using a phone and Caller ID spoofing to make victims fall hard for it. Read how it works and how to avoid HERE.

  1. Free Airline Tickets Scam

The tickets and the vouchers look so realistic that the scam is very hard to avoid. And it is using the regular mail, with official-looking documents. Read HERE.

  1. Teeth Whitening at Home Scam

Technology and medical treatments are advancing so fast nowadays that ‘miracle’ products really do a good job at saving the day. However, beware of this scam HERE.

  1. Admin Assistant Job Offer Scam

There are sure tough times to supplement one’s income these days. That is why this scam is extremely prevalent on all the employment platforms. Educate yourself HERE.

  1. Free Nursing Home Stay Scam

This scam is targeting all seniors, so make sure you warn your parents, friends or everyone else who is over 60. Diabolic. Read HERE.

  1. Credit Card Rates Are Going Up: A Scam On the Rise

This scam is hitting voicemails and phones across the globe and refer to your credit card interest rates, which are “subject to increase immediately”. Read how to avoid HERE.

  1. The Money Mule Scam

This scam is offering the impression of adding money to your fixed income, but is more dangerous because it could get you in law’s hands besides losing your money and identity. Read HERE.

  1. Post Mail Received During Holidays Scam

Some of us might still receive late mail from the holidays season, but be aware of this Post Office Storage Fee scam! Read how it works HERE.

  1. Fight Obesity in School Scam

As back-to-school time is a hectic one for parents even after the winter holidays, scammers hit back with with an old trick, using the ‘pay for school meals’ technology. Beware of this scam HERE.

  1. Free Laptop Promotion Scam

Be aware of a new scam going around this week using brands like VISA, Mastercard or AmEx to promise a tempting benefit. How does the scam work? Read HERE.

  1. One of the Most Clever Scams You’ll Ever See: The Interview Request

Here is a sneaky scam preying on people naivety when it comes to vanity and freebies. You receive an email or a voicemail from someone wanting to interview you for a popular publication or a TV station. Then this happens HERE.

  1. How to Become a Travel Agent From Home Scam

If you like to travel, would you get a travel certification in order to save 50% of your expenses every single when you book a trip? Of course you would. Beware of this scam HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!

“Instead of focusing on things which are seen, focus on the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are for a time; but the things which are not seen are eternal”

2 Corinthians 9:15 – Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Latest Scams

These scams reports come from:

Selma HRYNCHUK

Customer Care | Scam Detector Inc.

www.scam-detector.com

info@scam-detector.com

There are four new scams that are making their rounds in this beginning of 2018. Protect yourself from financial fraud by reading these articles:

  1. Credit Card Rates Are Going Up: A Scam On the Rise

This scam is hitting voicemails and phones across the globe and refer to your credit card interest rates, which are “subject to increase immediately”. Read how to avoid HERE.

  1. The Money Mule Scam

This scam is offering the impression of adding money to your fixed income, but is more dangerous because it could get you in law’s hands besides losing your money and identity. Read HERE.

  1. Post Mail Received During Holidays Scam

Some of us might still receive late mail from the holidays season, but be aware of this Post Office Storage Fee scam! Read how it works HERE.

  1. Fight Obesity in School Scam

 

As back-to-school time is a hectic one for parents even after the winter holidays, scammers hit back with with an old trick, using the ‘pay for school meals’ technology. Beware of this scam HERE.

Keep your family and friends aware of these scams by sharing them on social media.

Have a safe week!

God Bless – Jesus Loves You!