Special Fraud & Virus Alerts

Spotting a Car Wrap Scam

Have you seen ads promising easy money if you shrink-wrap your car — with ads for brands like Monster Energy, Red Bull, or Pepsi? The “company” behind the ads says all you have to do is deposit a check, use part of it to pay a specified shrink-wrap vendor, and drive around like you normally would. But don’t jump onto...

6 Common Scams to Watch Out For

A scam can be initiated via the computer (email, internet, social media), text, postal mail, in person, or a phone call. No matter the origin of the scam, the characteristics are the same: First, there is something to pique your interest – someone in trouble, big discount offers, lottery win.Second, the individual contacting you seems trustworthy, super friendly, and seems...