How Crooks Drain Money Off Your Gift Cards

Gift cards make great holiday gifts for people of all ages, in according to a National Retail Federation survey of 7,200 consumers, 56 percent of respondents have gift cards on their Christmas shopping list. Retailers expect to sell more than $27 billion worth of these cards during the holiday season because for many people, they take the agony …

Identity Theft Vulnerability While Holiday Shopping

Protect your identity this holiday season with advice from Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist, Heather Wagenhals on Unlock Your Wealth Radio . Tune in to this interview as we continue to spread the urgency to protect your identity during National Identity Theft Awareness Month. In this interview Heather shares the latest money scams and frauds, while revealing how to protect …

Protect Your Identity During the Holidays

The holidays are approaching and the malls are getting packed with shoppers preparing for their upcoming festivities, which is why it’s more important now than ever to protect your money and your identity. Thieves are prowling for your digits as you make online purchases, connect to your bank over Wi-Fi or share photos over social media. …

10 Tips to Help Businesses Stay Secure for the Holidays

As we gear up for our holiday celebrations it’s important to remember that during this time when staff is in and out on vacation, you need to be diligent in protecting your business from potential threats. That’s why Optiv Security, a national cyber security solutions provider, has shared a handy dandy list of the top 10 …

Holiday Scam Admitted by Shopkeeper

Eastbourne Herald – A businessman has pleaded guilty to conning thousands of pounds from people after promising them he would book flights and holidays but using their cash to prop up his shop. A court heard how a handful of people were left out of pocket by the year-long fraud committed by Michael Ellis-Williams, former …

$100 Bill on Your Windshield is a Scam

WJLA – The Maryland attorney general opened a new satellite office Wednesday to serve consumers in Prince George’s County, but leaders hope you’ll never need it. In a frightening scam that’s popping up this holiday season, scammers can do more than just take your money. RELATED: Walmart Mystery Shopper Scam It looks like a surprise holiday …