We’ve warned people for years not to trust the wild health claims that some companies make about their pills, powders, and potions.
Natural disasters and weather emergencies are in the news.
Tech support scams, which get people to pay for fake computer help or steal their personal information, are convincing. You might already know the signs of a tech support scam, but do your friends and family?
Would you donate to a charity called Help the Vets? What about if you get a robocall that asks you to donate your car to “Veterans of America?”
“I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.”
In the business world, “leads” refer to the contact information of potential customers. In the scam world, it means the same thing.
Was your information exposed in the latest data breaches at Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, or Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal? If so, here are some steps to take.