The Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance is warning donors to avoid being taken advantage of by scammers who want to make money off of the Nepal earthquake tragedy. Before you donate, go to give.org to learn more about the charity.
I appreciate this opportunity to respond to the recent fury over my questioning the Radcliff/Fort Knox Tourism Commission’s refusal to provide $25,000 to offset the expenses of a full-time city events coordinator.
“Preacher,” a church member said to me one Sunday, “I was driving in front of the church this morning, and I saw you standing by yourself up there at the top of the front steps. I knew what you were doing; I knew you were praying. And I just want you to know it made me feel better.”
Chances are, one day, you will fall victim to identity theft.
Consumers can take preventative actions, though. One way is by a credit freeze. The credit freeze locks down your credit report, preventing identity thieves from getting new lines of credit in your name.
Millions of people lose money every year, because of fraud. They become victims over the phone, from emails, from the mail and over the Internet. They are tricked to send money or give out their personal information.
Here are things you can do to protect yourself against fraud.