Fraud, Scams, Hoaxes & Hacks

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Summer Scams

June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is just a warning to black people. The definition of social engineering can be found here. Read it then come back to this blog post. Welcome back. Now that you know the definition of...

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Black home buyers beware! In a frightening development hackers are now stealing home buyers down payments. It seems that hackers have struck the real estate industry, in this case First American Title.  The scheme, known in...

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One of the sneakiest phishing scams ever has been hitting Netflix customers. The scam allows the criminal to rummage around inside your computer and steal files while you are on the phone with them. Its...

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Fighting Back Against Identity Theft

March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Defending yourself against phishing and identity theft is a matter of survival. If you suffer an identity theft you better know how to react and where to turn for help. Black people often lack this...

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Don’t Play That Phishing Game

March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

    Black people have a saying “You got caught slippin’.” That is basically what a phishing attack is, catching someone off guard. Phishing comes at you in many different ways. It can be an...

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A recent report from the Washington Post may reveal a pattern by pre-pay cell phone providers to overcharge customers. Black people, minorities and low income people make up a large percentage of the pre-paid cell...

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Tax Season is Scam Season

March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Its tax season and black people, like most Americans, are either doing their own taxes or looking for a reputable firm to do it for them. Here’s a something you need to know; tax...

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Black Women and Online Dating Scams

March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have all heard the cry, “There are no good single black men out there!” Black women are turning to dating sites more and more to find the right brotha. And more and more scammers...

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