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How to Avoid Pickpockets & Scammers Abroad

For all the wonderful experiences travel brings us, there are undoubtably some less-than-welcome privileges too. Being the target of scams and pickpockets is a major one. 1,025 more words


Scams and scammers

If you ever get an email like this one, as I did today, do not reply. “Hello Teacher,

I got to know that you are an ESL teacher on an ESL teaching job site and i decided to contact you to know if you will be able to come to Manchester England to tutor my family We are Moscow Russia living in England.I will need a teacher who will come to Manchester and tutor my family for a period of 1 and half years. 291 more words


Beware of Valentines Day Scams

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Valentine’s Day is this weekend and gentlemen, your ladies are hoping you’ll melt their heart! But, as always, some people are out to get in the way of cupid which could ultimately lead to heartbreak which is why the… 239 more words


How to Recognize a Credit Repair Scam

As you attempt to start consolidating and potentially negotiating some of your outstanding debt, you will probably find yourself wondering if you should go it alone or ask for… 520 more words

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Hacks, scams and frauds that could affect your finances

By: Oliver Jones Feb 09, 2016 Hacks, scams and frauds that could affect your finances We live in a fluid digital age where few of us are really aware of the real risks when it comes to everything from identity to finances. 141 more words

Tax Season is Here: Identity Protection Tips!

I have been hearing more and more about people getting calls from people, acting like they are IRS agents, and threatening all kinds of crazy stuff.   245 more words

Tax Season

Don’t buy a car if you can’t touch it first - Bangor Daily News


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted Feb. 08, 2016, at 7:50 a.m.

Northeast CONTACT wishes to give a major thank you to all the financial professionals who keep consumers safe. 571 more words

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