sms spoofing

Smishing – SMS Spoofing and Identity Theft for Mobile Phones

Chances are, you have security software installed on your computer to protect your email against “phishing”— fraudulent messages that attempt to get you to...
insurance

Insurance Fraud Investigation Resources for Private Detectives

Insurance fraud is any act committed with the intent to fraudulently obtain payment from an insurer, or insurance company.  Insurance fraud has become one...

Relationship Scams, Schemes and Dating Fraud: Con Artist Specialties

The internet provides anyone with the opportunity to establish both business and personal relationships with people from around the world. Unfortunately, fraudsters and scam...
fraud investigation

Fraud Investigations: Investigating Scams, Schemes and Deceptive Actions

In criminal law, fraud is the crime or offense of deliberately deceiving another in order to damage them - usually, to obtain property or...
jury duty scam

Jury Duty Scams and Juror Fraud Target Unsuspecting Citizens

Most people take a court summons for jury duty very seriously. When most citizens receive a notice to report for duty, they take the...
lottery scam

Lottery and Inheritance Scams Make Promises of Wealth as they Steal Your Identity

In recent years, lottery and inheritance scams have become a popular form of fraud. Scam artists and fraudsters contact unsuspecting people and inform them...

Email Message Fraud Alert – Chevron / Texaco Email Scams and Schemes

If you receive the following email, please be aware that it is fraudulent.  Emails of this type are designed to get you to provide...
AOL email scam alert

Email Fraud Alert: America Online (AOL) Fraudulent Schemes and Scams

If you receive the following AOL email, please be aware that it is fraudulent.  Emails of this type are designed to get you to...
Email fraud

Email Fraud Alert – Secret Shopper Offer Scams and Fraudulent Schemes

If you receive the following email, please be aware that it is fraudulent and is part of a worldwide scheme, but focused mainly in...

Beware of Telephone Scams and Scammers Attempting to Steal Your Money

It’s illegal, deceptive and extrenely costly. But getting “slammed” (having your long-distance telephone carrier switched without our permission) is becoming an increasingly common occurrence....