Scams and schemes, how to avoid being scammed.
What is scamming?
How to prevent being scammed over email!
(*1*) Check if the email is too good to be true, ex/ Win $500,000,000,000, just send you paypal or bank information and we will transfer it immediately!
(*2*) Check for a sense of urgency ( are they giving you a time limit in which you are supposed to send the account information)
(*3*) Are there any spelling errors?
(*4*) Is your account in trouble?
(*5*) Do they give a generic greeting? ex/ Dear fellow paypal user etc.
How to avoid being scammed by an identity theif!
(*1*) Do not give out your social security number to anyone over the internet
(*2*) Do not tell anybody your account information for social media sites
(*3*) Do not give out your phone number or location
If you follow all of these steps you will not be scammed. But if you do, then chances are you will. Have a great day.