“VISA ALERT: Your debit/card has been temporarily disabled. * Please call VISA 24hr reactivation line (309) 277-8033.” The incoming text message was disturbing, especially in light of recent security breaches at eBay, Target and especially JPMorgan Chase. If my debit card had been compromised, I definitely appreciated having a heads up. But something about the […]

Many people view telemarketers as pests. They always seem to call right when you’re sitting down for a meal or watching a really absorbing show on TV. But telemarketing is a legitimate sales technique, and genuine telemarketers are simply doing their jobs. By contrast, telemarketing scammers are worse than annoying; they can be downright hazardous […]