Intro to Scams
Have you ever heard of someone claiming they lost a large sum of money? What about someone claiming to have helped a long-lost relative in a crisis situation? There is a good chance in these instances, the person was scammed.
A few of the commonly known scams are:
- The Grandparent Scam
- The Debt Relief Scam
- The Lottery Scam
Just what is a scam?
A scam is defined by dictionary.com as "a deceptive scheme or trick used to cheat someone out of something". In most cases, people are being cheated out of money.
This site will educate you on the three commonly known scams above, however there are numerous other scams out there. Here, you will learn some of the telltale signs so you can better protect yourself and those you love from becoming a victim of a scammer.