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Scam: Fake Southwest Air post on FB

The internet is littered with fake posts and stories. Just came across another fake one, and this time it’s a fake ticket Facebook post claiming to be Southwest Airlines. Today’s post will show you the simple things to look out for.

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Scam: Publix is NOT giving $250 coupon

In a continuation of the “If it sounds to good to be true” posts, Publix is NOT giving a $250 coupon. If you see this when on social media, its a scam. Today’s post will go over this scam.

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Scam: Fake McDonald’s Free Big Mac

The old adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”, comes in to play with today’s post. McDonald’s is not giving away Free Big Mac Meals, contrary to the emails, and/or social media posts you may have seen.

Scam Alert: Fake Coupon Dollar General

Fake offers and Scams are as old as the internet itself.  From Microsoft, to Amazon, to Actor Tyler Perry, if you are popular or famous you have been used by scammers to try to trick unsuspecting people.  The latest scam involves a fake coupon

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Hoax Alert – Facebook Will Cost Money

One of the regular hoaxes, that seems to have a life of its own, involves Facebook charging users a service fee for its services. There are 1000s (seriously) of variations, but overall the hoax says that unless you share, or send the following post to ….. number of your friends that Facebook will start disabling accounts, and will charge to …

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Facebook Is Coming After You (Sarcasm Alert)

Not sure if you heard the latest Warning about Facebook. Facebook is coming after you (warning sarcasm alert ahead). If you didn’t know what Facebook has planned, read this……. That’s right, you can expect a run on Aluminum Foil the next time you go shopping. Get ready to pay extremely high prices for foil, since they foil industry will need …

Office Depot Caught Deceiving Customers (via KIRO 7 Seattle)

In an interview with local Seattle TV station KIRO 7, an Office Depot employee has spoken out about unnecessary computer fixes that customers who brought computers in to Office Depot were tricked into paying. According to the employee interviewed by KIRO, “If they actually did what they said and cared about customers they wouldn’t have started this program.” The employee …

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Fake Email’s – A Scam That Doesn’t Go Away

Since the invention of email, there have been bad guys trying to trick others into giving up personal information. The fact that in the 25+ years since the start of the internet, as we know it, the trend continues. That just means that there are still people out there falling for these types of scams. Some of the emails are …