Archive for 'Unethical'

Fifth Third Bank Involved in White Collar Crime

Fifth Third Bank Involved in White Collar Crime

We put trust in many things, but nothing compared to the trust we have with the bank we do business with. What if you knew your bank wasn’t keeping up with their end of the bargain by keeping your information safe? Scary thought indeed. A friend of mine and a small business owner shared some […]

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Cobra Health Insurance Spam Leads to Malicious Site

Cobra Health Insurance Spam Leads to Malicious Site

There’s an email purporting to offer Cobra Health Insurance, claiming to offer prices of the top health providers. The email has no affiliation with the actual insurance company. The domain (cobrahealthplans.com) is listed on several blacklists, including Spacequad AntiSpam Services ( http://www.spacequad.com). The domain also has a poor reputation rating on Web of Trust. This […]

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Facebook Serves Up Questionable Ads

Facebook Serves Up Questionable Ads

Last week I published an article called – “Who’s Searching for You Scam.” It’s about how you can find out who’s searching for you for free? The company behind this is also running TV commercials. What concerns me is that Facebook should do a little research to ensure what people are stating is accurate before […]

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Who’s Searching for You Scam

Who’s Searching for You Scam

Have you seen the TV commercial about how you can find out who’s searching for you for free? If not, you may be lucky and if you have, I highly recommend that you never share personal information with this site. MyLife.com is an unethical and misleading site that should not be trusted. The TV commercial […]

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Beware of Extended Auto Warranty Spam

Beware of Extended Auto Warranty Spam

In the last few days I received a number of emails from the same sender, claiming to offer Extended Auto Warranty. There are three problems with this email that are obvious; It is spam ( I received 5 in the last two days) The online form on the web site is unsecure, meaning your information […]

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Norton Security Unethical Affiliate Marketing

Norton Security Unethical Affiliate Marketing

There’s an email purporting to be from Norton Antivirus, notifying users to renew and or update their current Norton Security software. The links in the email go to an affiliate web site that is sending out spam to customers who have never opted in to receiving notifications from the web site. In fact, I am […]

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Unethical Online Loan Email Spam

Unethical Online Loan Email Spam

This is the perfect time of year for criminals to launch their devious scams. I recently received this email spam, claiming to offer unsecured loans, but the links in the email go to a shopping site instead. The site is rated dangerous by WOT (Web of Trust) and has low reliability. If you click on […]

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Beware of the E-Cig Email Scam

Beware of the E-Cig Email Scam

This scam is all in the fine print if you have the patience to read it in its entirety. The email claims to be a “No-Risk Trial” which is false as they will charge your credit card a substantial amount of money after the trial period ends with no option of canceling before the trial […]

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