Scam

Fraud Warning!!

At approx 11:20 this morning I received a phone call from a person claiming to be a “Mr.Jack Toronto” he gave me his contact number 1(876)561-9270 and wanted to know if I had received a prize notification in the mail or by phone lately from publisher’s clearing house. Of course …

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Scam Alert!! Credit Cards & Phone Calls

Just had a pre-recorded message claiming that I had to connect to a live person so I could get a better rate on my credit cards. The recording didn’t mention what financial institution was calling which was the first hint that this wasn’t on the up and up. I am …

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Scam Alert!! Credit Cards & Phone Calls

Just had a pre-recorded message claiming that I had to connect to a live person so I could get a better rate on my credit cards. The recording didn’t mention what financial institution was calling which was the first hint that this wasn’t on the up and up. I am …

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More annoying computer phone call scams

In May we mentioned a scam that occurring where someone (in India) would call, claiming to be from Windows Support and tell the owner that their computer had a virus and directing them to go to their computer and to follow the callers instructions. It was a not so cunning …

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Online Used Car Scam Alert

A work colleague was nearly caught with this scam so I thought I would share it just in case. If you are looking for a new vehicle and see an incredibly good deal, beware. Offers such as 1997 Jeep Wrangler for $2500, 2003 Honda Accord Sedan for $2000, 1992 Toyota …

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Beware of bogus Windows support calls

I just got off the phone with a gentleman who claimed to be calling about my ‘genuine windows software’ on my computer. He said that it was getting bad things downloaded to it and their ‘central server’ had notified them of this and thus he was calling to help resolve …

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