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Fake Rental Assistance Scams

Fake Rental Assistance Scams There are countless assistance and short term load scams out there! Be careful always! Avoid Scammers Offering To Pay Your Rent If you’re facing eviction for any reason, there are organizations out there who can help you. But there are also fake “organizations” and “charities” who can hurt you. COVID-19 has created an even greater opportunity for scammers to target people — people who [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Charity Fraud

SCARS™ Special Report: Charity Fraud Here’s How Charity Scams Work: Someone contacts you asking for a donation to their charity. It sounds like a group you’ve heard of, it seems real, and you want to help. How can you tell what charity is legitimate and what’s a scam? Scammers want your money quickly. Charity scammers often pressure you to donate right away. They might ask for cash, and might even offer to send a courier [...]

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Australian Bushfires and Scams

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Australian Bushfires and Scams An Alert from the Official ScamWatch https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/ Australian Bushfires Spawn Scammers Too! The start of 2020 has not been an easy one for Australia, particularly those impacted by the bushfires. Australia's office government Scamwatch is warning all Australians to be on the lookout for fundraising scams and do their research when donating so that money can get to those who are in need, rather than those who would [...]