The One Ring Scam is Back, Beware These Area Codes

Image of white phone icon against blue background with words in red, The One Ring Scheme is Back...Protect Yourself. Caption reads, The One Ring Fraud Scheme consists of con artists using offshore telephone area codes to initiate calls to unsuspecting people then hanging up. Some will call the number back out of curiousity and find they are charged a steep connection fee. Do not fall prey to this scam, which has been modified; scammers now leave messages to the effect that there is an emergency, there is an important message, or you have won some sweepstakes prize.

Bookmark and share this page because it contains information vital to protecting you and those you care about. The “One Ring Scam” has been around since before smart phones, before cell phones. Back in the days when 900 numbers began Read More …

Caveat Emptor Macy’s, JCPenney, Sears, Kohls Prices?

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Op-Ed by C J Oakes Caveat emptor is a concept which has long guided wise consumers. It is Latin for, “Let the Buyer Beware” and has its history in contract law. Starting in the 1950s, used car lots became associated Read More …