• Potential Scams Using Virtual Currency

    There are increasing reports about fraudulent investment schemes that may involve Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, have recently...

  • A Ponzi Scheme

    A Ponzi scheme is an investment fraud that pays existing investors with funds collected from new investors. Think of it like a Ferris wheel where the money you “gain” is really...

  • Child Identity Theft

    You will likely never think that someone is using your child’s identity to commit fraud but it does happen. Someone might be using your child's Social Security number to apply for government...

  • How to Protect Yourself From Recall Products?

    You don’t know what you don’t know. How do you stop using a product if you don’t know there is a recall on it? We are talking about anything from consumable goods like cereal to...

  • 'One Ring' Wireless Phone Scam

    Have you ever received a call where your phone just rings one and stop? Think twice before returning that call as it likely is a scam. A scam that loads hefty fees onto your phone bill is...

  • Find a Lawyer and Affordable Legal Aid

    If you ever need legal help and run into the situation where you can’t afford a lawyer know that you can get affordable legal aid. Some attorneys specialize in a certain field of law, such as...

  • How to File a Consumer Complaint

    Do you feel like you have a voice if something goes wrong with a product or service you bought? Filing a consumer complaint may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be.

    First step you...

  • Protecting Your Privacy: Ways you can protect your privacy

    We give out information so easily without thinking twice about it. Whether it is a form we are filling out for personal reasons or a contest, online shopping or in store shopping, and using social...

  • Online Security and Safety

    The good ole days of having to go to the bank and line up to pay for a bill or even drive to a mall to get a gift is a thing of the past. Of course, you can still do it if you like but there is a...

  • Spoofing and Caller ID

    Have you ever received a call from someone who you thought was legitimate based on the caller ID indicated when they called but to discovered they are not who you thought they were? How is it...

  • National Do Not Call Registry

    Do you get annoying calls from telemarketers and not sure how to get rid of them? There is something you can do about it, try adding your number to a national do not call registry and it should...

  • Equifax Hack

    Cyber criminals had accessed to over 145 million US Equifax consumer's personal information. We are talking about your full name, your social security number, your birth date, address and even your...

  • Identify Theft

    Identity (ID) theft is where a thief steals your personal information. Information such as your full name or Social Security number, address, number, birth date, and drivers license to commit...

  • Banking Scams

    This involves attempts to access your bank account with counterfeit checks, unsolicited check fraud, automatic withdrawals or phishing. This type of scam typically starts with an intimating call or...

  • IRS Imposter Scams

    Imagine someone contacting you pretending they work for the IRS but they are trying to gather all your personal information for fraudulent activities or demand you wire money over. The imposter may...

  • Addicted To My Phone

    How many times do you check your phone everyday? Would you guessed 20? It’s scary how many times one can check their phone. Apple released the figures stating an average iPhone user unlocks...