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CarBuyingScams

Put the brakes on phony online car sales For more information or the original article from the FTC Click Here For more information on spotting a scam on Craigslist Click Here You can buy practically anything online, including used cars. But before you shell out any hard-earned cash, here’s a warning about scammers trying [...]

2019-06-17T15:58:32-04:00June 17th, 2019|Financial, Personal Scams|0 Comments

Scammers want more from you

Spear phishing scammers want more from you For more information visit the FTC website here “I’m calling from [pick any bank]. Someone’s been using your debit card ending in 2345 at [pick any retailer]. I’ll need to verify your Social Security number — which ends in 8190, right? — and full debit card information [...]

Look out for credit card skimmers on gas pumps

With the summer travel season in high gear, the FTC is warning drivers about skimming scams at the pump.  (Full Story found here.) Skimmers are illegal card readers attached to payment terminals.  These card readers grab data off a credit or debit card’s magnetic stripe without your knowledge. Criminals sell the stolen data or [...]