Monthly Archives: June 2017

Strapped for Cash? You Could Be the Ideal Victim of a Personal Loan Scam

Personal loans are often thought to be a good option for anyone who finds themselves a little short of cash. They are typically unsecured loans, meaning you won’t need to sell your home if you cannot make the repayments. Secured loans are those which are can be collected against your property, and can pose a […]

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Happy Holidays! How Fraud Can Empty Your Bank Account and Keep You at Home for Vacation

Many of us like to jet off somewhere sunny whenever we have the opportunity; unfortunately scammers often target vacationers so they can get people to pay them for their time away.  Scammers have been known to target travel booking websites and to charge their victims money for  rooms in hotels that do not even exist.  […]

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RKN Global on WiFi Hotspot Scams

More and more of us are relying on mobile-connected devices to help us bank, shop, play games, and order take-out. In fact, it’s thought that by the end of 2017, these devices will be responsible for more than 70% of worldwide internet traffic. With an increase in the amount of mobile-connected devices being used to […]

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RKN Global on Contactless Payment Fraud

As the world of technology continues to grow and change, so too does the way that we make purchases. The neatly written check that took a while to fill out gave way largely to the bank card that fits nicely in our wallets. These days, however, there’s a new method of payment that slowly seems […]

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RKN Global on Door to Door Sales Fraud

Door to door sales fraud is not new.  “The Music Man,” the 1957 Broadway hit about a door-to-door salesman ostensibly in the music business, reminds us that the salesman/con-artist was a familiar trope already sixty years ago, and undoubtedly was so long before that.   Many of us have at one time or another responded […]

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