car wrap scam

Here’s What the Vehicle Wrap Scam Looks Like

Have you thought about car wrap advertising? Let me talk to you first about the car wrap scam, including ACTUAL emails (yes, they tried to get us!). Let me introduce you to an internet scam in the hopes that you will not fall for it. I specifically…
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Save Yourself Hundreds and Thousands of Dollars By Not Falling for these Money Scams

Over two years ago I published a post detailing how someone tried to scam us out of money on Craigslist. We had listed an item for sale and were approached by a buyer who was going to have their freight company pick it up for shipment to New…
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We Were Swindled, in Our Own Home

I write this in my office, where my husband and I are holed up practically as hostages. That great social buying deal I scored a few weeks ago for $99 to clean our Air Ducts? It’s taking place right now. And let me tell you—it’s not breathing…
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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Timeshares Included in Social Buying Site Travel Deals

I use the last blank page of my address book as a sort of former residence scrapbook where I write down the address of each of my old apartments. Since the start of college, I have racked up seven different addresses spanning 3 countries and…
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We Were Scammed on Craigslist: How to Protect Yourself

You use Craigslist and are wondering how to identify a craigslist scammer. It's a great question! Let me share our own craigslist scam experience, and tips for protecting yourself. We've dabbled in selling things on Craigslist over the…