4 Tips to Protect you from ‘high-tech’ Scams

From virtual kidnappings to ransomware, authorities say “high-tech heists” are an increasing threat. Tips to avoid becoming high-tech heist victim: Experts say slow down, don’t cave in to fast-paced pressure. Be aware that government agencies wont make threats over the phone. If your computer is compromised, turn it off. Use a trusted computer repair shop, … Continue reading 4 Tips to Protect you from ‘high-tech’ Scams

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Why you need to know What Scammers Do, and How

In October 2017, The Balance published a description of typical scams which explains how criminals steal people's money using money exchanges such as Western Union (and in the news right now is that victims of scams conducted via Western Union should apply for a refund of their losses).  There are many such lists, published by … Continue reading Why you need to know What Scammers Do, and How

Desperate for a place to call Home

by Dr Kerri O'Donnell. Rarely have I ever been so angry...  My daughter and their partner have been living rough for almost three years.  Not on the streets, but not with the security of a place to call Home either.  Basically, they have been couch-surfing; staying in the spare rooms of friends or relatives while they … Continue reading Desperate for a place to call Home