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  • The "brushing" scam is a deceptive sales practice that uses the Internet and the US mail system in order to boost a company's positive online reviews. Have you been an unwitting victim of "brushing?" If you've received a cheap item in the mail that you never ordered, you may have been "brushed."

    "Brushing": The Scam You Need to Know About

    "Brushing": The Scam You Need to Know About

    by KA Hanna4

  • Using some simple tools, you can ensure the "deals" you are getting on Amazon are the best deals yet. This is especially important for sales events like Black Friday and Prime Day.

    How to Avoid Fake Amazon Deals

    How to Avoid Fake Amazon Deals

    by Joe Fuller0

  • It all started when I received in the mail a bank letter stating that my application for an increase in credit card charge limits was rejected due to a bad credit score. But I never made that application.

    Close Encounter of the ID Theft Kind

    Close Encounter of the ID Theft Kind

    by chenjdw0

  • Mold removal scams put a stain on a legitimate industry. These scams do worse than steal money, they are also health-related fraud. True water damage and mold removal professionals will always put their customers first.

    Signs of Mold Removal Fraud

    Signs of Mold Removal Fraud

    by Melody Collins2

  • You should regard your realtor (I'm an Aussie, so I call him a real estate agent) the same way you regard a used car salesman. Be very suspicious.

    How Shady Real Estate Agents Cheat

    How Shady Real Estate Agents Cheat

    by Kate Swanson89

  • What are some of the problems with the Vanilla Visa gift card? I share my experience and review of this prepaid card, along with how it compares to other cards I've tried. I also cover some common scams that target these gift cards.

    Is the Vanilla Visa Gift Card a Scam? (My Experience)

    Is the Vanilla Visa Gift Card a Scam? (My Experience)

    by Tamara Wilhite7

  • Thinking of investing with Pacific Tycoon? Read this first! There's some darn good reasons why people think investing in shipping containers with PT is a scam or pyramid scheme.

    Is Pacific Tycoon a Scam?

    Is Pacific Tycoon a Scam?

    by Suzanne Day211

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