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iYogi Scam Alerts

iYogi constantly endeavors to make people aware of online scams, which are mushrooming at an alarming rate. For the same we have started the ”iYogi Scam Alerts” series that provides complete information on various scams and frauds. ”iYogi Scam Alerts” series can help you to gain in-depth understanding about scams that are meant to cheat you of your hard earned money in various ways. In this series we have also discussed preventive measures that can help one combat the authors of these malicious tactics. By going through the “iYogi Scam Alerts” series and reading about our latest reports on scams, you can get to know about notorious scams, like online dating scams, fake antivirus scams, and many more. Of all these scams, perhaps the best-known is the Nigerian 419 scam. Reams have been written about the people who end up being swindled by these fraudsters. The people who run these scams trick innocent people by offering fake deals. And since they are Internet savvy, they do not leave any trace of their activity. Many of them even function without an IP address, so the question of tracking them down does not arise. These people are professionals who have refined the science of Internet scamming to a fine art.

“iYogi Scam Alerts series is a one-stop shop where you can learn about these kinds of scams and gain insight into ways that help you stay protected. Since these scamsters keep devising ever new ways to fleece gullible Internet users, the need for something like iYogi Scam Alerts series is a step in the right direction. We advise you to take precautions when you surf the web as you could easily fall a victim to online scams. You just have to follow some basic rules when you surf the net. For instance, while surfing, if you get an e-mail that is soliciting your help in removing a vast sum of money from a foreign country, or something which says you have won millions in the lottery, it should automatically raise red flags. Most people lose their common sense when faced by such a mail. They happily give away their personal information (e-mail, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, etc.) and end up whining after they have been scammed. Go to any Internet site where people post such hard luck tales, and you will find these stories are legion.

Cheer. Support. Enjoy…March Madness has completely taken over basketball lovers. To be a spectator at your favorite team’s upcoming match, you need tickets. Are you planning to buy them online? Well, do remember to be safe! Preying cyber crooks are scouring the internet to con unwary ticket buyers and fleece money from them. They are masquerading as brokers or legitimate sellers and selling bogus match tickets. Beware of the fraudsters…

Cheer. Support. Enjoy…March Madness has completely taken over basketball lovers. To be a spectator at your favorite team’s upcoming match, you need tickets. Are you planning to buy them online? Well, do remember to be safe! Preying cyber crooks are scouring the internet to con unwary ticket buyers and fleece money from them. They are masquerading as brokers or legitimate sellers and selling bogus match tickets. Beware of the fraudsters…

Technology has simplified our lives in several ways; take for example the online bill payment channels. While they have brought convenience of paying our utility bills and online purchases right into our living rooms, they have also opened doors for scam artists to invade.  If you have an iTunes account and use Apple Pay to pay your bills, you would vouch for the easy payment facilities that it offers. However,…

Online bill payment has simplified our lives by offering us options that are convenient, easy to use, and instant too. No matter where you’re, you can just log on to the Internet to pay your bills –no more standing for hours in long queues  and no more hassles of traveling to different locations just to pay the bill. A few taps on your device – smartphone, laptop, tablet – and…

This Valentine’s Day, lonely hearts with fat wallets are in the focus of scam artists. Fraudsters are active in setting up fake profiles on legitimate dating, social networking websites and in chat rooms to fleece money from you. These con artists often go to great lengths to gain your trust to let your guard down by investing significant time and building a relationship with you.  Once your defences are lowered,…

“Congratulations! You’ve just won ten million dollars!” It seems like a dream come true, right? But what if it be a scam to trap you or your elder family members? The latest gimmick that fraudsters are running is conning the elderly. These fraudsters are calling elderly residents and claiming that they (the elderly person) has won a million dollar lottery, and of course who doesn’t like getting money for nothing.…

There is no end to the number of posts that purportedly try to show iYogi as a scam. Mostly these are created by people with vested interests, third-party individuals and sundry competitors to downgrade iYogi.
These phoney iYogi scam posts, slyly inserted comments and sites are attempts by scam artists to mislead genuine customers and lead them astray.
iYogi stands head and shoulders above other tech service providers and is…

With more and more people falling prey to fake check scams, iYogi has released a report on iYogi Scam Alerts series that informs users how such scams work and offers tips to steer clear of them. Predators of this scam targets people who are trying to sell expensive items online.
The scammers mostly operate from abroad where they work with impunity. They try to reach people who will easily get hooked…

Get iYogi scam alerts on online dating scams and frauds to keep you protected and secure online. In the past, dating was something done in person, basically face to face. But in today’s technological environment, online dating is in vogue. Meeting people over the Internet is becoming easier and less risky. With the increase of online dating, the vulnerabilities of the online dating scam are on the rise. One of…

Nigerian 419 Internet fraud is a scam where a Web user is asked to join their name to a bad financial transaction. The scamster normally arrives in an emailed communication that asks for help during an emergency. Consumers are asked to deposit money into their own bank accounts or to, otherwise, become involved in bad financial transactions.
When consumers deposit money into their own bank accounts, this money is available…

 

 

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