- The IRS "Dirty Dozen" Scam List for 2012
- Elderly Investors’ Life Savings Vanish
Five A & O Resource Management employees sentenced for there roles in $100 million fraud scheme
Five A & O Resource Management employees sentenced for there roles in $100 million fraud scheme. We work hard and invest wisely to build a nest egg for our golden retirement years so we sure do not want someone else enjoying the fruits of our labors!
- Veterans: Scammed and Scam Bait
Free Veteran Aid & Attendance Pension Application Help Lures Families to Pay for Other Services
Aging veterans and their families may face scams as they apply for the Aid & Attendance benefit. Crooks aim to get personal information and investments scam information in excahnge for free help in the application process...
- Investment Securities, Who Can You Trust?
SEC Takes Action in Illinois
The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a two count indictment by a federal grand jury against Edward L. Moskop of Belleville, Illinois...
- Look Out for Look-a-Like Emails
What is 2 Percent of 40 Billion?
On March 30, 2011, online marketing firm Epsilon experienced a breach. Epsilon is the worlds largest permission-based email marketing provider with 2,500 email clients sending out around 40 billion emails a year.
- "Your Credit Card's Deactivated" Phone Scam
Do Not follow the automated voice advice
Any message telling members that your/their card was "deactivated" and that they need to "press 1" and put in their "16 digit card number" to activate it. This is a Vishing Scam do not respond. Never give your card information to anyone that calls requesting your full card or social security number.
- The Top Scams of 2010
We unveil our list of the worst of the worst.
From the “troubled grandchild” scam to the latest investment fraud, 2010 has proven to be another banner year for thieves and scam artists who are preying on the elderly.