Tag Archive for scams

Beware Of Debt Settlement Companies

In an economy where commodity prices are always rising, it’s pretty common for people to max out their credit cards. In an effort to make the ends meet, a lot of people get deeper and deeper in to the quicksand…

Are Debt Relief Services Nothing But A Sham?

In a recent report by the Federal Bank of New York it was stated that the American economy is dangerously if not fatally over leveraged. This means that people are borrowing just too much and for about anything that they…

Bailiffs Could Seize More Goods

There is no doubt that the power that bailiffs have to seize goods and items from people is an emotive subject and one that never fails to spark a highly charged level of debate. While there will be some people…

Former Boxing Promoter Jailed For Mortgage Fraud

A lengthy court battle, which was initially described as a witch-hunt and a travesty by the person at the centre of it all, has ended with former Scottish boxing promoter being jailed for a period of three and a half…

How To Not Get Scammed When Moving

Recently the Toronto Star ran an article about the forced shutdown of Desi Movers, a moving company selling services under over 18 different aliases. Although the owners have been arrested and the trucks impounded, it throws into sharp relief the…

Just How Safe Is Online Banking?

Online banking has come to be very popular and many individuals are utilizing their online devices to do all their banking. Those that have utilized online banking are now comfortable with it have found it to be a very easy…

Protect Yourself Against NYC Apartment Scams

Apartment Scams

The Craigslist era has made it easy to conduct an apartment search without meeting anyone in person or even seeing the apartment. But such convenience has also increased opportunity for scammers to rip off unwary would-be renters.  In the expensive…

6 Tips For Avoiding Foreclosure Rescue Fraud

Are you at risk for mortgage fraud? Falling behind on one’s mortgage payment ranks up there with the most terrifying potential nightmares of home ownership. And so it makes perfect sense that a homeowner is most vulnerable to mortgage fraud…

How To Avoid Charity Fraud Online

If you’re looking to donate to charity, you have to be aware that not everybody’s intentions are as good as yours. There are people out there who prey on the generous, and even in situations where that isn’t the case,…