Fraudulent Debit Card Use: What It Is and What You Can Do about It


It’s a new year, and fraudulent debit card use is on the rise. This type of theft isn’t necessarily new. Debit and credit card fraud is as old as modern payment transaction technology itself; the only difference today is that fraudsters are getting more and more creative about how they go about committing their crimes. [...]

Fraudulent Debit Card Use: What It Is and What You Can Do about It2021-03-04T16:51:23+00:00

Solar Energy Scams: What to Look Out For


Here in the United States and throughout the world, the solar power industry has been experiencing hockey stick-like growth, particularly in the past ten years. In 2016, the total number of solar power generation installations in the United States hit a staggering milestone: one million. And, in 2019, that number doubled to two million. [...]

Solar Energy Scams: What to Look Out For2022-09-08T19:05:54+00:00

How To Avoid Home Repair Fraud After A Natural Disaster


It’s frustrating enough to have to deal with damages caused by hail, heavy winds, blizzards or other natural disasters. The stress mounts when you have to juggle dealing with the insurance company, managing temporary living accommodations, and more. You wouldn’t expect to be targeted for fraud in the wake of a jarring natural disaster, but [...]

How To Avoid Home Repair Fraud After A Natural Disaster2020-11-02T19:11:38+00:00

The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud


None of us ever expects to be defrauded by scammers, identity thieves, or other cyber criminals. But, the unfortunate reality is that consumer fraud is a multi-billion-dollar, global phenomenon, and it’s one of the ongoing threats that we can count on being around for a very long time. Considering this, learning the most you can [...]

The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud2020-11-02T18:37:18+00:00

4 Common Forms of Bankruptcy Fraud


Bankruptcy is a tool that is meant to be used when all other efforts at resolving debts have been exhausted and when there is nowhere else for the borrower to turn. It’s an important protection that does away with more archaic methods of dealing with insurmountable debt, including physical confinement in Debtor’s Prison (although debt-related [...]

4 Common Forms of Bankruptcy Fraud2022-07-27T18:49:55+00:00

Victim of A Mixed Credit Report? Here is What You Can Do


A mixed credit report often comes as a complete surprise for many consumers.  One minute, you’re running a credit check on yourself just to make sure everything is in-line with reality. The next minute, you find yourself frustrated and confused at the inclusion of false, partially correct, or outdated information on your credit report.  This [...]

Victim of A Mixed Credit Report? Here is What You Can Do2020-05-27T19:15:34+00:00

Stimulus Check Scams: What to Watch Out For


Right now, the nation is gripped by a very serious public health crisis. The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has completely changed the way people all over the world interact with each other.  While there have been some very inspirational stories of brotherhood and kindheartedness, there have also been news reports of an increase in scams. Among [...]

Stimulus Check Scams: What to Watch Out For2020-05-27T19:11:26+00:00

8 Basic Rights of Consumers


In the Spring of 1962, then-president of the United States John F. Kennedy gave an historically important speech to Congress.  In that speech, President Kennedy outlined four basic rights that should be upheld for all consumers in the US—these rights were presented as inherent and without contention, and the speech itself would become a reference [...]

8 Basic Rights of Consumers2022-02-25T21:29:52+00:00

Identity Theft and How to Deal With It


Did you know that in the year 2017, more than 16 million people were victims of identity theft? And, unfortunately, this number isn’t going down. ‘White collar’ criminals who prey on hapless consumers are constantly evolving their tactics and strategies aimed at stealing identifying personal information so that it can be used to take out [...]

Identity Theft and How to Deal With It2020-02-03T21:47:09+00:00

3 Ways to Spot Car Dealer Fraud


Unfortunately, car dealerships defraud consumers on a fairly regular basis. More often than not, these cases of fraud go completely undetected, and many consumers feel powerless or lost in how to take action against this sort of illegal activity. [And, let’s not mince words here—car dealership fraud is illegal. There are consumer rights laws that [...]

3 Ways to Spot Car Dealer Fraud2022-02-25T21:30:54+00:00

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