National 401k Day: How To Protect Your 401k From Scammers

National 401k Day: How To Protect Your 401k From Scammers

Posted September 10, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

You might not care much about it, but National 401k Day is coming up. This holiday lets you appreciate your hard work all these years and reflect how retirement-ready you are. Whil… Read More

International Day of Charity: Watch Out For Charity Scams

International Day of Charity: Watch Out For Charity Scams

Posted September 5, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

With the International Day of Charity just around the corner, you might want to make it more meaningful by becoming a volunteer, attending charity events online, or donating some o… Read More

Is Scamming Illegal?: How to Report a Scam and Recover From It

Is Scamming Illegal?: How to Report a Scam and Recover From It

Posted July 23, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Scammers come up with creative ways to steal billions of dollars from their victims annually. According to the IC3, there were 791,790 reports with $4.2 billion lost, and this is j… Read More

LGBT Charity Scams: The Signs of Charity Scams During Pride Month

LGBT Charity Scams: The Signs of Charity Scams During Pride Month

Posted June 18, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Pride Month is here, and one of the best ways to celebrate it is by donating to LGBT charities. However, some people take advantage of your pure intentions, play with your emotions… Read More

Amazon Sues Scammers: How to Avoid Phishing Text Message Scams

Amazon Sues Scammers: How to Avoid Phishing Text Message Scams

Posted June 15, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

As a global digital retailer, Amazon sells any item you can imagine — from books and beauty products to electronics and kitchen utensils. While it makes online shopping fast and … Read More

Wells Fargo Scams: How to Avoid Fake Checks and Wire Transfer Scams

Wells Fargo Scams: How to Avoid Fake Checks and Wire Transfer Scams

Posted May 29, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Wells Fargo & Co. is the third-largest bank in the United States of America. In 2016, the bank faced a scandal where it was revealed that employees have opened multiple account… Read More

Investment Scams: Watch Out For Ponzi and Cash Flipping Scams

Investment Scams: Watch Out For Ponzi and Cash Flipping Scams

Posted May 14, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Social media can be a fun and entertaining place when there is nothing else to do, scrolling endlessly at the interesting content people post. However, it could also be a place of … Read More

Digital Dine-and-Dash Scam: Restaurants Struggle During COVID-19 Due to New Scam

Digital Dine-and-Dash Scam: Restaurants Struggle During COVID-19 Due to New Scam

Posted March 13, 2021 by Ashley Mae Orcutt

Restaurants all over the country, including Los Angeles County, have been struggling to stay open due to the coronavirus and a new scam. This new digital dine-and-dash scam has lef… Read More