The 12 Scams of Christmas

The holidays are upon us! This means lots of cooking, cleaning, and preparing for time with loved ones. Unfortunately, it also means that scammers are preparing for a big payday while everyone’s shopping online. Below are some popular scams to watch out for:  Pop Up Stores- Some of these are legitimate but be wary of stores offering the “it” toy … Continued

Staying Safe Online

October is both Crime Prevention Month and Cyber Security Month! Today on the blog we’re going to share tips for navigating the internet safely. The internet brings us new and different ways to connect, but it also brings with it new opportunities for scammers.   How can I stay Safe?  Make sure your computer is protected with anti-virus software  … Continued

Avoiding Scams: Covid19 Edition

Unfortunately, scammers aren’t above using any situation to their advantage- including a pandemic. Below is a run through of various scams to be aware of.   The Vaccine/Cure/Test Scam  Scammers are taking advantage of the fear surrounding Coronavirus by calling older adults and offering to send them testing kits, vaccines, or even filters that filter out the virus (no … Continued