Cracking the Chinese Seeds Mystery

Repinted from Scambusters(.org): Those Chinese seeds. You’d have to have totally ignored the news in recent weeks if you haven’t seen reports about unordered mystery packages of seeds, mailed from China, that have turned up in hundreds of mailboxes. Consumer experts suggest that the mailings are part of a “brushing” operation, although some believe they […]

This time it’s not a Coronavirus scam

From Scambusters.org: We’ve reported recently on many scams connected with the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, but now we’re warning about just the opposite — something people believe to be a scam but isn’t. The misunderstanding relates to the issue of stimulus payments by debit cash cards — for those who may not have a bank account […]

Stimulus checks 2020

The first of the CARES Act stimulus checks have been received – check your account that you had your tax refund deposited in. If you haven’t received a check in a few weeks, check the following website : https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment You will need to know the following information: Social Security Number, date of birth, street address, […]

How to Check a Business Reputation (Scambusters.org)

Another article from Scambusters.org that reminds us to be diligent about checking up on companies who email, call, or text offers. How to Check a Business Reputation When it comes to buying and selling products or services, seller reputations are everything. Well, almost. Value has a role to play too. Because it’s easier than ever […]