Scams Relating to Phone and Internet Services

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Fake Verizon Text Messages: How to Avoid a Scam
17 May 2022 |

Fake Verizon Text Messages: How to Avoid a Scam

Verizon may send you text messages from time to time with account updates or data usage alerts, but beware—most of these aren't really from Verizon but scammers.

Don't Fall for a Fake T-Mobile Text Message
16 May 2022 |

Don't Fall for a Fake T-Mobile Text Message

T-Mobile customers are receiving scam texts designed to steal personal data. Here are the most common versions to watch out for.

AT&T Spam Text: How to Identify and Avoid Scam Texts
13 May 2022 |

AT&T Spam Text: How to Identify and Avoid Scam Texts

AT&T customers who have received spam text messages need to be careful not to click the link included. Find out how to identify scams and how to block spam texts.

The "Little Gift" is a Lie! Protect Yourself From Verizon, T-Mobile, & AT&T Text Scams
13 April 2022 |

The "Little Gift" is a Lie! Protect Yourself From Verizon, T-Mobile, & AT&T Text Scams

If you receive a text message from your cell phone provider containing a link to a "little gift," don't click on it—it's a scam!

SIM Swap Scams: How to Stop Your Phone From Being Hijacked
13 December 2021 |

SIM Swap Scams: How to Stop Your Phone From Being Hijacked

Losing your cell phone isn't the only way your information and data can be stolen—scammers can steal your phone number and info without you even realizing it.

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FedEx Text Scam: Fake Delivery Alerts & Notifications
23 September 2022 |

FedEx Text Scam: Fake Delivery Alerts & Notifications

FedEx is warning customers of a fake text alert going around regarding an issue with a delivery. Learn how to avoid this tricky scam.

Real Chase Fraud Text Alert or Scam Message?
6 September 2022 |

Real Chase Fraud Text Alert or Scam Message?

If you receive a text message from Chase Bank, don't click on any links or call the phone number listed—it could be a scam designed to steal your information and money.

Truist Text Alert: How to Identify a Real Text from a Scam
6 September 2022 |

Truist Text Alert: How to Identify a Real Text from a Scam

You may think that that Truist have sent you a text alert about your account. Here's how to check if it is actually a scam.

Free Netflix for a Year: Don't Believe the Hype, It's a Scam
29 August 2022 |

Free Netflix for a Year: Don't Believe the Hype, It's a Scam

Netflix has never offered a free subscription for an entire year. If you receive this offer from "Netflix," it's a scam.

Guides Relating to Phone and Internet Services

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How to Get Water Out of Your Phone's Charging Port Safely

How to Get Water Out of Your Phone's Charging Port Safely

Oops! If water has gotten into your charging port, use these four methods to dry out your port and prevent your phone from water damage.

Red Pocket is Not a Scam! Customer Claims Debunked
13 October 2021 |

Red Pocket is Not a Scam! Customer Claims Debunked

Red Pocket, like many services, has its share of negative reviews from unhappy customers—we take a closer look at some of these claims.

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Beat eBay Scams and Stay Safe When Shopping Online

Beat eBay Scams and Stay Safe When Shopping Online

Whether it's a counterfeit product, a sketchy seller, or a price too good to be true, eBay scams are widespread, so it's important to know how to protect yourself.

How to Claim Free Grubhub Delivery for a Year with Amazon Prime

How to Claim Free Grubhub Delivery for a Year with Amazon Prime

Amazon's acquisition of 2% of Just Eat Takeaway is good news for Amazon Prime subscribers—free food delivery from Grubhub is just a few clicks away.

Cars with Cheap Insurance: Lower Your Monthly Costs
6 July 2022 |

Cars with Cheap Insurance: Lower Your Monthly Costs

In the market for a new car? The cost of the vehicle itself isn't the only thing you want to consider. If you want to keep your costs down, get a car with low car insurance rates.

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N.J. Man Pleads Guilty to SIM Swapping Conspiracy Stealing Over $500k From Victims
5 October 2021 |

N.J. Man Pleads Guilty to SIM Swapping Conspiracy Stealing Over $500k From Victims

This case shows just why you need to be aware of SIM swapping and how to protect your cell phone number from criminals like this.

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Roe vs. Wade Overturned: Abortion Rights in Your State

Roe vs. Wade Overturned: Abortion Rights in Your State

Find out what the overturning of Roe vs. Wade means for abortion rights in your state.

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.