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How to recognize and avoid eBay scams
Jan14

How to recognize and avoid eBay scams

Scammers will use any available platform to trick innocent people out of their money or goods, and eBay is no exception. The online auction site launched in 1995, and scammers have used it ever since. eBay involves a lot of trust on behalf of the buyer and the seller, but it’s relatively easy for that trust to be exploited. The company has put in some safeguards, but you can do a lot to protect yourself as an eBay user. This guide...

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How to avoid tax scams
Dec03

How to avoid tax scams

Handling your taxes every year can be stressful. There are often many forms to complete and documents that must be provided. All of this should be done in the appropriate time frame, too. Of course, scammers know this and work to exploit the stress and distraction of regular people by conducting tax scams. This type of scam is often designed to exploit people’s fear of the IRS or incurring tax-related debts. There are two broad types...

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