Fraud & Identity Theft

Identity Theft: Don’t be Phish Bait

Whew, it feels like it’s been forever since I’ve shared any food or financial wisdom! But have no fear, I’m back and bronzed. The sun tan really has no importance, View More...
 

Don’t Trust that Text… You Might Get “Smished”

The newest ruse called “smishing” is a variation of phishing where cyber thugs use SMS text messaging to target mobile banking customers.  Several articles suggest that we are in the View More...
 

Safety, first: Tips for Online Shopping

A recent situation prompted a discussion with one of my bank’s fraud officers. My question to her was, “How can people ensure their online shopping is safe?” Check out what View More...
 

I Won the Lottery!

That’s right; I really did win the lottery.  Well, at least that’s what an email told me.  Even though I’ve never lived in, or visited England, somehow I won their View More...