Category: Door-to-door scams

  • You could be risking your life when you threaten a scammer

    You could be risking your life when you threaten a scammer

    Scammers aren’t nice people. They want what a target has, and they’ll pitch whatever lie they must to get it. If that lie is uncovered by the target of a scam, and the target voices that discovery or threatens action against the thief, the scoundrel might become angry. In some instances, that anger has prompted…

  • How to avoid door-to-door scammers

    How to avoid door-to-door scammers

    Scammers know that direct, personal contact with a target yields the greatest income. Staring someone in the eyes and telling that person “no” is something many people can’t do. It’s a weakness that scammers are counting on to take what’s yours. If a scammer’s lie is compelling enough, can you resist the urge to give…