We show 4 matches. These are blogs from our archive for 9/2018

5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

You Shouldn’t Bank On That Check

Posted: 9/13/2018

You Shouldn’t Bank On That Check

If you receive a check out the blue, offering an opportunity to be a secret shopper for a major retailer, you might want to think twice before cashing it. ...Read more

Tags: secret shopper, mystery shopper, scam, mystery shopper check scam, check scam

Kim’s Catch: NBC, LLC

Posted: 9/10/2018

Kim’s Catch:  NBC, LLC

Be cautious about any unsolicited offers or opportunities offering you the chance to make easy money, especially offers from people or companies overseas, as it is harder for you to find out if they really are who they say they are....Read more

Tags: Kim's Catch, scam, employment scams, parcel mule

The Benefits of Arbitration

Posted: 9/6/2018

The Benefits of Arbitration

When you enter into a contract, you have every hope that all will go well. But what happens if a dispute arises? Is going to court the only way to resolve the issue? No. Many are turning to arbitration as an alternative to litigation. It can be more cost effective and speedy than going before a judge. Here’s how arbitration can be beneficial to both businesses and consumers alike....Read more

Tags: contracts, arbitration

New Law Makes Freezing and Unfreezing Credit Free

Posted: 9/5/2018

New Law Makes Freezing and Unfreezing Credit Free

Identity theft is one of the top crimes worldwide. We have to contend with security breaches, hacks, scams, and so much more that make us vulnerable to having our information stolen. Federal laws exist that allow consumers to contact any of the three credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, to place a freeze on their credit file....Read more

Tags: credit reports, identity theft, credit freeze