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Online Dating Scams

How to Recognize a Scam Artist The relationship may not be what you think, especially if your sweetheart: wants to leave the dating site immediately and use personal email or IM claims love in a heartbeat claims to be from the U.S., but is traveling or working overseas plans to visit, but is prevented [...]

2017-03-06T13:23:02-05:00November 27th, 2016|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Telephone Scams|

General Computer Security

1. Use Security Software That Updates Automatically The bad guys constantly develop new ways to attack your computer, so your security software must be up-to-date to protect against the latest threats. Most security software can update automatically; set yours to do so. You can find free security software from well-known companies. Also, set your [...]

2017-03-06T13:25:00-05:00November 27th, 2016|Computer Security|

IRS warns of a new tax bill scam

November 17, 2016 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC We certainly understand if the latest IRS imposter scam makes you queasy: it involves a fake IRS tax notice that claims you owe money as a result of the Affordable Care Act. The IRS says the fake notices are designed [...]

2017-03-06T13:25:47-05:00November 27th, 2016|Computer Scams, Taxes, Telephone Scams|