Category: Scams

Scam Alerts

Beware of the “bad apples” that come out collecting for victims of disaster.  A Seattle news center recently provided an important reminder that while disaster victims are often targets for scams related to their recovery efforts, anyone donating to charities and relief organizations should be careful as well. Cyber criminals send emails, and phone calls…..

READ MORE »Posted on August 29th, 2015 in category: Scams

Online safety

Shopping Safely Online

Scammers come in many shapes and sizes.  We endeavor to keep you aware of those who prey on victims after a disaster, but it’s always a good reminder, especially during holiday shopping time, that scammers enjoy much success online as well. Here are some helpful tips from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)…..

READ MORE »Posted on December 4th, 2014 in category: Scams