Tree Care Fraud

“During hurricane and tornado season, tree care scammers are always first on the scene to lend a helping hand,” says fraud expert Linda Webb, The Fraud Dog. In this article by the Clifton Journal they outline some great tips to look out for when someone ...Read the rest

Summer job fraud – scamming Kids

“Fraudsters love to prey upon eager teenagers looking for a summer job,” … says fraud expert Linda Webb, The Fraud Dog. The fraudster doesn’t care what age their victims may be, these scammers are only looking to make a quick buck. Fraudsters love to target ...Read the rest

TypoSquatting Keys in Fraud

Typing in the wrong keyword The fraudsters are hoping that when you are typing in your favorite website, that you will misspell it. We call this type of phishing scam – Typosquatting. Fraudsters are always thinking of creative ways to steal from you, especially when ...Read the rest

Fraud Experts speaks on ‘How to Avoid Online Ticket Scammers’

Linda Webb’s latest interview, US News & World Report   Despite their best prevention efforts, websites such as Craigslist and PayPal still host scammers By KIMBERLY PALMER Buying tickets that don’t exist from fraudsters is one of the most common online scams, and one that people ...Read the rest

Beware of Dog Flipping Scams

Dog flipping scams on the rise Here’s a great video and article about dog flipping. It’s a scam that we all need to be aware of and pass on the information. KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – For pet owners, the thought of someone else claiming ...Read the rest

Door Knocker Fraud – UPS and FedEx Package Stealers

Beware of Package Stealers You may have heard about the fraudulent door knockers that can show up anywhere in a hometown, “so always beware,” says Linda Webb aka The Fraud Dog. Fraudsters could be knocking on your door pretending to be a charity workers, door-to-door ...Read the rest

Obamacare Scammers – Insurance Card Fraud Alert

“Wake up America… New fraud opportunities are popping up due to universal health care,” says fraud expert Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog. It is an open play ground for the fraudster simply because of the uncertainty in Obamacare. Americans do not fully understand all ...Read the rest

Social Media Fraud Alert – “Like-Farming Scams” – Beware of Bogus Prize Offerings

Scammers and Spammers unite …to lure innocent people who utilize social media outlets into “liking” their social media page to win bogus prizes called “Like-Farming Scams”.  It seems no matter where we turn there are always new ways to scam people. “Utilizing social media outlets ...Read the rest

Protect our Military Families against Memorial Day Fraud

Memorial Day Scams target military families During a time when we honor those who served in the armed forces, the fraudster uses their time to dishonor and commit fraud! On special holidays like Memorial Day, people tend to open their hearts (and wallets) as well ...Read the rest

Call to action – “Let’s Stop Fraud Together”, says Fraud Expert Linda Webb

We can Stop Fraud Together… The Media recently asked Fraud Expert, Linda Webb “Is it truly possible to stop fraud?” Linda replied, “Yes, but we need everyone to help us by reporting when they’ve been hit by fraud. There are just too many fraudsters for ...Read the rest