10 Hotel Scams to Avoid – by Fraud Expert, Linda Webb

Looking back at over 2012 there were some common scams that should be noted, as well as add a few more to be aware of for 2013. When traveling on vacation, visiting families, or business, the last thing you think about is being scammed. In ...Read the rest

Increased Fraud in 2013 increases consumer apathy

Fraud expert Linda Webb aka The Fraud Dog says that almost every consumer has experienced some form of fraud, whether identity theft, and/or credit card theft. For most consumers like mentioned in this recent survey, is almost expected to have some form of fraud against them, ...Read the rest

Mortgage Fraud – From Floppers to Flippers in 2013

With the return of home buying for 2013 you can bet there will still be those creative fraudsters out there trying to work the best deal in the home-buying market. Who wouldn’t want to get the best deal for the home you are buying says ...Read the rest

Fraud Tips: Online Classified Ads

When you are searching through various classified ads online,  always be aware that the fraudster may be trying to sell you something that is not real or, better yet, trying to scam you out of money. Either way classified ads can be a cheap and ...Read the rest

The Athletic Mindset Co-Author, Linda Webb, Speaking at Broward Library’s Board Social

Linda Webb, co-author of The Atheltic Mindset — Three Tools for Success, will be speaking at the Broward Public Library Foundation for an informal Board Social. She will be speaking about her book, allowing Board members to get a better sense of the book and ...Read the rest

As fraud continues to morph daily, its current state is forever growing and expanding. In regards to international payments fraud, we have seen a hurricane of new scams and avenues for carrying out those frauds hit the global economy. Why are we seeing this dramatic ...Read the rest

The death of Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old Rutgers University freshman and the conviction of his roommate, Dharun Ravi, has focused the nation’s attention of cyberbullying. Currently forty-eight states have anti-bullying laws, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. The move now is to strengthen ...Read the rest

Some of the world’s most sophisticated cybercrime rings were disrupted when Microsoft Corporation confiscated several servers used to steal login names and passwords. The software maker said Monday that its cybercrime investigation group also took legal and technical actions to fight notorious criminals who infect ...Read the rest

Crowdturfing is the practice of masquerading marketing or lobbying campaigns as “grassroots” efforts, it is a disguised marketing ploy which uses social media as its medium for operation. Often centered in China, workers are recruited to create fake profiles and then post on targeted websites ...Read the rest

Fraud Dog says Spring Breakers watch out for the “land shark” fraudsters while on vacation. Watch out for those phony (phishing) web sites that promise great vacation deals. Do your research to make sure you are talking to the real hotel website or travel site. ...Read the rest