Don’t get bamboozled by a Facebook friend impostor!

If you’re like me, you can’t always remember who is in your Facebook friend’s list. Now and again I’ll get a friend request from someone I could’ve sworn was already in my list. Usually it’s someone who took a break from Facebook, then came back and started reconnecting. But be careful. That unexpected friend request…

“Want to see who’s viewed your Facebook profile” app is a scam!

Facebook users be warned: Facebook never intends to create a way for users to see who has viewed their profile. If an application claims to do so, it’s a scam! How the Scam Works: Apps such as “Facebook Profile Viewer” and “Profile Visitor” are sending users messages stating that Facebook has a new update enabling…

Debt collection getting social

Collections agencies using Facebook and Twitter to get debts paid MSN Money reported that debt collectors are now using Facebook and Twitter to find people who owe debt and some are using unscrupulous methods to collect those debts. One strategy the article mentioned is when the debt collector makes a fake profile to “friend” you,…

New scams targeting consumers

BBB has been made aware of two new scams targeting consumers: 1. The first scam involves Facebook. There have been posts going around claiming Southwest Airlines is giving away two FREE tickets if you like and comment on their Facebook page. However, Southwest recently tweeted about the “giveaway” saying this: “… There is a scam…