Crowdfunding – A Modern Day Investment Scam?

Crowdfunding has exploded onto the financial scene. Since the “qualified investor” requirement for funding small businesses was modified in 2013 we are all allowed (or pretend) to become venture capitalist or angel investors via crowdfunding. It’s easy to find lists of over 100 sites that crowdfund everything from cutting edge new businesses to credit card refinancing. … Read more

Scam Alert: The Fake Debt Collector

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Real debt collectors are bad enough, but recently these guys have added a new scam to their repertoire: Collecting on fake debts. They call, sometimes outside the legal bounds… They threaten, often WAAAAY outside the legal limits… They know stuff about you – personal details – and threaten to make your life hell if you don’t … Read more