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Email Scam

The Dearly Departed Now Lie in Your Spam Folder

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
Greg Schwem

My Facebook pal Jeannie received the email several weeks ago. A close friend passed away and the service was taking place the following day. Jeannie thought about sending a sympathy card or paying her respects in person. There was just one small problem. "I wish I knew who I lost," she messaged me.

Beware of the Grifter: The Anatomy of a Scam

Ash Cash | Posted 04.28.2012 | Black Voices
Ash Cash

As we continue to see high rates of unemployment, foreclosures, and bankruptcies; a lot of people that are in financial restraints fall victim to these types of scams. Unfortunately, once you fall prey to this there's really nothing anyone can do. Here are some tips to protect yourself.

Google, Microsoft Team Up To Fight Email Scams

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 03.31.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Google, Facebook and other big tech companies are jointly designing a system for combating email scams known as phishing. ...

Real Estate Billionaire Loses Half A Million In Email Scam

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

Candia Fisher of the Fisher Brothers real estate family has been the victim of an email scam that is costing her a whopping total of $548,725. The...