People Get Screwed All the Time: Protecting Yourself From by Robert Massi

By Robert Massi

Familiar to audience as a countrywide television criminal analyst, Robert Massi has heard numerous tales of well-intentioned contributors getting stuck up in harmful events that they did not see coming. In humans Get Screwed forever, Massi explains the right way to steer clear of falling for scams, getting entrenched in never-ending criminal battles, and inadvertently finishing up at the improper part of the legislation.

Show description

Read Online or Download People Get Screwed All the Time: Protecting Yourself From Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft, Fine Print, and More PDF

Similar social services & welfare books

Beyond Tolerance: Child Pornography Online

Maybe not anything conjures up extra common disgust as baby pornography. the realm of its makers and clients is so abhorrent that it really is hardly mentioned less studied. baby pornographers have taken good thing about this and are effectively utilizing the hot digital media to replace their wares with out detection or major sanction.

The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Solidarity

This well timed quantity by way of one of many best possible gurus at the ecu bargains an leading edge research of the impression of the european on welfare states at either the nationwide and nearby point. Given the EU's expanding impression on welfare states, this significant new assertion is poised to make an exhilarating and demanding contribution to present coverage debates.

Democracy and the Welfare State

The essays during this quantity discover the ethical foundations and the political clients of the welfare kingdom within the usa. one of the questions addressed are the next: Has public aid for the welfare country pale? Can a democratic kingdom offer welfare with no generating dependency on welfare?

The languages and linguistics of Europe : a comprehensive guide

''The Languages and Linguistics of Europe: A complete consultant is a part of the multi-volume reference paintings at the languages and linguistics of the continents of the area. The publication provides profiles of the language households of Europe, together with the signal languages. It additionally discusses the the areal typology, taking note of the normal general ecu, Balkan, Baltic and Mediterranean convergence parts.

Extra resources for People Get Screwed All the Time: Protecting Yourself From Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft, Fine Print, and More

Example text

Bank deposits from potential clients had gone 38 PEOPLE GET SCREWED ALL THE TIME into a bank account in Hal’s name, but the account had been emptied and closed within the past month. Her ex had all but disappeared, and the police were telling her that Brian was liable for all the complaints filed against the business in his name. Determined to make her ex accountable, Kathy visited his old apartment and was able to convince the landlord to give her Hal’s mail, which had been accumulating over the past few weeks.

Right? Wrong. Armed with this information, an identity thief can “create” a new you: 32 PEOPLE GET SCREWED ALL THE TIME a new you that really enjoys shopping and never thinks twice about figuring out how to pay for all the goodies. Don’t make yourself an easy target for identity thieves. As a rule, never take personal financial information to your place of work or to school, or leave them in your car. At work or school, we tend to forget about these documents and lose sight of them while attending to our work or studies.

You can find information on how to contact these agencies in the References section at the back of this book. CLOSE ALL YOUR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS, including bank accounts, cred- it card accounts, and any other accounts that hold monies, such as investment accounts. Reopen any such accounts using new account numbers, new passwords, and other identifying information. Do not use commonly recognized passwords, such as your mother’s maiden 48 PEOPLE GET SCREWED ALL THE TIME name, date of birth, or any easily identifiable number sequences.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 47 votes