Sometime ago a wax museum went out of business and auctioned off their presidential wax statues. John Oliver did an episode about the statues, the other celebrities that purchased a statue; and the five statues he bought. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cBV8KFFasY After John Olivier had a few choice words to say about the wax president that Stephen Colbert … Continue reading Presidential Wax Statues
Lately I have been getting an increased number of IRS Phone Scams. As I mentioned in previous posts the IRS first sends out a letter if there is an issue with your taxes. You can contact the IRS directly to determine if there is an issue with your taxes. Here is the video from the IRS that … Continue reading IRS Phone Scam
Once again one the Powerball jackpot prize is over $400 million. I've noticed that with the higher jackpots two things seem to happen: More advertisements on TV and radio. More scams and people trying to sell their "lottery winning systems." Here are a few tips to avoid the scams: In order to win a lottery … Continue reading Lottery
In the past few days I have received an increase in these Microsoft Scam phone calls. Again the best thing to do is not answer the phone. The second best is to just hang up on them.
With the release of Windows 10 there has been an increase in Windows Scams. There is a new email scam going around to and the Microsoft Call Center scam calls have increased. I have noticed that since the release I have gotten two phone calls from the “Microsoft Call Center” in a short time. Also in the news recently there was an alert about a bogus email claiming that Microsoft was upgrading users to Windows 10 via email. Anyone who does click on the link in the email can find their computers taken over by the scammers and will be forced to pay a ransom to get it released back to them.
On August 16, 2015 I got another one of those Microsoft Call Center Scam phone calls. It came in at 9:14 P.M. my time, which puts it 14 minutes outside the allowed call time mandated by the FTC. The…
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There are busines opportunities around every corner. The legitimate ones follow: The FTC Business Opportunity Rules: Provide 7 days in advance of signing contracts, making payments, etc. a Business Opportunity Disclosure Document. If any claims about how much money a person could earn; or examples of how much money others have earned are made; or … Continue reading Business Opportunities
The gift giving holiday season is upon us. Gift shopping can be a bit overwhelming when you have a variety of people to shop for or are just looking for that great idea. When it comes to giving gifts I tend to stick to the following tips: Don't give them the same type of item … Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas
With the release of Windows 10 there has been an increase in Windows Scams. There is a new email scam going around to and the Microsoft Call Center scam calls have increased. I have noticed that since the release I have gotten two phone calls from the "Microsoft Call Center" in a short time. Also … Continue reading Microsoft Scams
For a limited time you can play the classic arcade game PAC-MAN on Google Maps. When you go to Google Maps you can search for different areas to see what locations have enough streets for PAC-MAN. The simplest way to do that is to enter in a search and then click on the icon on … Continue reading Google Maps PAC-MAN