Lifestyle & Hobbies

How To Not Get Scammed While Shopping Online

Whether a victim shops from an unverified website or replies to a phishing email, online shopping scams are transactions that can take advantage of you. Avoiding these scams starts with the awareness of its existence and reading the fine prints! Maximize Your Credit Card Protection As an international payment platform, PayPal is subjected to the presence of schemes. More often than not, PayPal scams happen when victims are made to believe that they are paying through PayPal. Scammers mimic the

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Personal Finance

Don’t Lose Your Fortune On These 4 Techniques That Fraud Artists Use

FRAUDS SCAMMERS PHONIES CON ARTISTS IMPERSONATORS All these people share one mission: to use different techniques in order to acquire your hard-earned money. Here are some of the methods that you must watch out for: 1. FAKE CHECKS Fraud artists employ diverse types of scams in order to get substantial amount of money or to get what they want. One of the most common type of scams is the “fake cheque or check”. Fake check occurs when the artist curates

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Personal Finance

Don’t Be Fooled By The Con: 5 Ways To Avoid Rip-Offs

With the technological advances in this day and age, scammers are becoming more sophisticated and effective. But, no matter how charismatic and persuasive a con artist can be, you can avoid losing money by following these 5 ways: 1. DO NOT GIVE YOUR BANK DETAILS OVER THE PHONE Most of the phones today have caller ID that shows you the number of the person or the company on the other end of the line. If you do not recognize the

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Phones & Utilities

Handphone Scams Are Soaring; Here’s What You Must Do

As shopping and payment transactions can be smoothly done through the power of your fingertips, about S$443 billion were spent in 2014’s mobile transactions – all over the world. But while digital wallets increase in popularity, so does the risk of scams. What are handphone or mobile phone scams anyway? Handphone scams involve a variety of dishonest tactics, such as persuading you to buy a non-existent product or making you sign up to expensive subscription services, that are done for

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