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How to identify a share scam

A share scam, also known as a ‘a boiler room scam’, is when a fraudster pretending to be a stockbroker tries to sell you shares that are either worthless or non-existent. They are generally set up in some off-shore location, beyond the reach of the police, and ran by fast talking ‘dude’s whose job is to call the unwary, spin an exciting-sounding...

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The main threats faced by children online… and how to help steer a safe course

Grandparents, parents and carers; we all care about our children. It’s natural, instinctive and often times a source of anxiety as the wee imps grow and begin exploring their surroundings. But nature must have its way. Children’s innocence however, also makes them naïve which is why the Internet can be a potential minefield. It’s a great source...

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How to avoid online investment scams

oogle ads are a prime target for online investment scams and there’s not much that financial authorities can do about it. These untrustworthy and outright scam adverts span much of the financial services sector, with many posing as legitimate charities and financial firms to trick victims out of money or personal details.