Have you been crammed? Unauthorized, misleading and deceptive charges on your phone bill

Part 2 of Cramming. Background “Cramming” is the practice of placing unauthorized, misleading, or deceptive charges on your telephone bill. Crammers rely on confusing telephone bills in an attempt to trick consumers into paying for services they did not authorize or receive, or that cost more than the consumer was led to believe. How Does […]

Mysterious Phone Charges: What is Cramming?

Part 1 of Cramming. You’re looking at your phone bill thinking someone must have made a mistake. How can you be charged for web hosting when you don’t know what web hosting is? Why does your bill list a couple of international calls when all your friends and business contacts are stateside? Chances are you’ve […]

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Checking Account Safe

1. Don’t give your account number and bank routing information to anyone you don’t know. Give out your account information for transactions only if you are familiar with the company you are dealing with. And if you have not done business with a company before, give out account information only if you have initiated the […]