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Bogus Chain Letters – They’re No Joke

Bogus Chain Letters – They’re No Joke

For decades chain letters have been making the rounds. These days they’re more likely to show up in your email than your post office box. Regardless of the process used, chain letters often have a common goal: to separate you from your money. That money, by the way, can include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission…

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Lost Pet? Don’t Become a Fraud Target

Lost Pet? Don’t Become a Fraud Target

When a pet disappears, owners can become distraught, calling animal shelters, advertising in local papers, posting photos on every telephone pole and fence post all in the hope of hearing news of their lost animal. At such times, pet owners are also more vulnerable to fraud. Consider the following scenarios: The truck passerby: You get a call from a truck…

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