DHTML Menu, (c)2004 Apycom
image
spacer
spacerbulletspacerPirate's Talebullet

Editorial

Around Our Town...Family Finance


The FBI's New "Top Ten" List


12/01/2005 - The FBI has come out with a "top ten" check list of things to alert you that you may be about to be scammed. If you can answer "yes" to any of the following questions, you could be involved in a fraud or about to be scammed:

Do you have a check or money order from an item you sold on the Internet, such as a car, boat, jewelry, etc?

Is the amount of the check more than the item's selling price?

Did you receive the check via an overnight delivery service?

Is the check connected to communicating with someone by email?

Is the check drawn on a business or individual account that is different from the person buying your item or product?

Have you been informed that you were the winner of a lottery, such as Canadian, Australian, El Gordo, or El Mundo that you did not enter?

Have you been instructed to "wire", "send" or "ship" money, as soon as possible, to a large U.S. city or to another country, such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?

Have you been asked to pay money to receive a deposit from another country such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?

Are you receiving pay or a commission for facilitating money transfers through your account?

Did you respond to an email requesting you to confirm, update, or provide your account information?

If you can answer "Yes" to any of these questions, contact your bank immediately to determine the best way to handle your particular situation. Fight back - don't get ripped off.

Site Search


Home Page
Around Our Town...Business Spotlight
Around Our Town...Cool Kids
Around Our Town...Family
Around Our Town...Game and Fish
Around Our Town...Gentle Virtues
Around Our Town...Health
Around Our Town...Health
Around Our Town...Heroes
Around Our Town...Music To My Ears
Around Our Town...Outstanding Educators
Around Our Town...People
Around Our Town...People
Extras
email e-mail this article link to a friend
letters letter to the editor about this article
print print this article
facebook facebook
twitter twitter
digg digg it
share share
font size Larger | Smaller

Jordan Valley Dermatology

Windy City Church

Highland Park Community Church

C.C. Coins
Thanks for visiting Our Town Casper
Questions or Comments? Email us here.