Just when you thought the bar couldn’t get lower: Con artists have been using social media platforms to extort relatives of missing persons.
Daniel Boice, the founder of Trustify, was sentenced to over 8 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to wire and securities fraud.
When Lady Gaga’s dogs were kidnapped, pet detectives came out of the woodwork. I just don’t think pet detectives offer any value. People can usually find lost pets on their own.
There’s a postal mail scam going around whereby a company is sending out fake invoices for web hosting. It’s similar to the fake domain renewal notice scam that goes around.
This scam has been going on for some time. The company names and addresses have varied and changed over time, but names they use (and have used) include: Web Host Agents, Certified Web, Main Street Web Pros, Sunshine Biz Services and more.
COVID has made things very difficult for cheating spouses. Single people find themselves extremely lonely. How to investigate someone you’ve met online, and why you should run a background check prior to getting married.
This summer I’ve had a few calls from people who have felt they’ve been scammed by “quick and easy” Internet marketing companies and their lofty promises.
Instead of taking these cases and then trying to retrieve any investments, I’d rather see these people invest money in something that works, instead of spending their money to recoup other, previously-wasted money.
What follows is the entire, straightforward approach to marketing from my new book, Seeing Life Through Private Eyes.
Last year we posted about the smishing scam from the boob-flashing girl who wants to hookup. Now we’re featured in this MEL Magazine article about the scam.
Thomas Martin of Martin Investigative Services is featured in this news video from ABC News.
If you have a credit history, you were probably affected by the Equifax data breach. Here’s some steps you can take to protect yourself now.
There are multiple IRS scams that are happening with increasing frequency. Even if your caller ID says the call is from a US government agency, IT’S A SCAM.
Here’s the details of one of the most current IRS scams going on, and what the scammers are doing. Arm yourself with education, and educate others so they are not taken.