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Common Amazon Scam Texts and How to Protect Yourself
20 May 2022 |

Common Amazon Scam Texts and How to Protect Yourself

If you're one of the millions of people who buy products from Amazon, you've likely received a text message or two that seem a bit suspicious. We teach you how to identify a fake text and avoid being scammed.

Received an Amazon OTP Text? It Could Be a Scam
6 May 2022 |

Received an Amazon OTP Text? It Could Be a Scam

If you received an Amazon OTP text message out of the blue, it could be a sign that someone else is trying to log into your account.

Have You Claimed Amazon Rewards Credit? You May Have Been Scammed
7 March 2022 |

Have You Claimed Amazon Rewards Credit? You May Have Been Scammed

Don't get too excited if you receive a text message from "Amazon" claiming you've won a prize—scammers are impersonating the brand in this phishing scam.

Amazon Brushing Scam: Receiving Packages You Didn't Order
23 February 2022 |

Amazon Brushing Scam: Receiving Packages You Didn't Order

Received an Amazon package that you didn't order? Check your account—scammers could be posting fake reviews on your behalf.

Amazon OTP Delivery Email: Protection Against Fraud
20 December 2021 |

Amazon OTP Delivery Email: Protection Against Fraud

You can fight scammers who order big-ticket items from your Amazon account with a one-time password that stops them from receiving the item.

Fake Amazon Calls Expose Users to Phishing Attempts
8 December 2021 |

Fake Amazon Calls Expose Users to Phishing Attempts

If you receive a call from Amazon about suspicious activity on your account, it's likely a scam, and you should hang up immediately.

Shipping Scams Use Fake Emails to Steal Your Information
1 December 2021 |

Shipping Scams Use Fake Emails to Steal Your Information

Scammers are sending convincing emails, posing as shipping companies and online shopping sites, in order to collect your personal information.

Amazon Gift Card Scams: Stay Safe, Never Pay Via Gift Cards

Amazon Gift Card Scams: Stay Safe, Never Pay Via Gift Cards

If anyone asks for payment via Amazon gift cards, it's likely a scam, especially if it's someone claiming to be from a government agency.

Brushing Scams: Receiving Packages You Didn't Order
12 July 2021 |

Brushing Scams: Receiving Packages You Didn't Order

Although somewhat harmless, being a target of a brushing scam can mean your information is compromised and could lead to more harmful scams.

How Do You Beat Gift Card Scams? Never Pay Using Gift Cards

How Do You Beat Gift Card Scams? Never Pay Using Gift Cards

Beating this scam is simple—don't pay for anything using gift cards and don't give anyone you don't know or trust your gift card information.

Guides To Protect Against Retail/Sales Scams

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Spot Fake Yeezys in 8 Easy Ways & Get Your Money's Worth
18 May 2022 |

Spot Fake Yeezys in 8 Easy Ways & Get Your Money's Worth

If you're on the hunt for a new pair of Yeezys keep your eyes peeled for fake versions being sold online.

Real vs. Fake Yeezy Slides: 6 Ways to Tell the Difference
27 April 2022 |

Real vs. Fake Yeezy Slides: 6 Ways to Tell the Difference

Whether you're looking for genuine Yeezy slides or want a cheaper option that looks similar, you'll want to know how to tell the difference between the real deal and a cheap knock-off.

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How to Buy the Real Baby Yoda Doll & Avoid These Fakes
5 May 2022 |

How to Buy the Real Baby Yoda Doll & Avoid These Fakes

Many third-party sellers on eBay, Amazon, and other sites are using the official Disney picture of "The Child" from the Mandalorian, aka Baby Yoda to sell counterfeit plush dolls.

How to Spot a Fake Jordan Logo & Avoid a Fake
6 April 2022 |

How to Spot a Fake Jordan Logo & Avoid a Fake

You can find fake Jordan shoes, clothing, and accessories in many marketplaces—some of them are easy to spot just by looking at the logo.

Cost of Streaming Services in 2022 (And How It's Changed Over the Years)
18 March 2022 |

Cost of Streaming Services in 2022 (And How It's Changed Over the Years)

With the recent Netflix price hike on all of its plans, what can we expect for the other streaming services this year? We take a look at how the cost of streaming services has changed over the years.

News About Retail/Sales Scams

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Nike Teams Up with U.S. Customs to Stop Counterfeiters
23 August 2021 |

Nike Teams Up with U.S. Customs to Stop Counterfeiters

Nike is taking a stand against counterfeiters and stopping fake products before they hit U.S. soil.

Searches for "COVID Vaccine 5G" Hit All-Time High, But Microchips Definitely Not in Vaccine
2 February 2022 |

Searches for "COVID Vaccine 5G" Hit All-Time High, But Microchips Definitely Not in Vaccine

The number of people searching for the term "COVID vaccine 5G" on Google has just hit an all-time high, but there's one way to be sure that there are no microchips.

Social Media: The New Favorite Amongst Scammers
1 February 2022 |

Social Media: The New Favorite Amongst Scammers

Social media platforms are possibly the most used tools in committing fraud, responsible for $770 million in losses.

Beware When Scanning QR Codes, Even for Menus
20 January 2022 |

Beware When Scanning QR Codes, Even for Menus

The FBI is warning Americans about a new scam circulating in the country involving fraudulent QR codes in public places.

$30M Worth in Counterfeit Goods Seized in Los Angeles
2 December 2021 |

$30M Worth in Counterfeit Goods Seized in Los Angeles

Fake Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton handbags and clothing were just some of the items found in a large shipment of counterfeit goods coming in from China.