The Prescott Police Department has seen an increase in Fraud Schemes and similar crimes. Criminals that perpetrate these crimes often prey upon a victim’s honesty and good nature. Often times the criminal will demand immediate action and threaten consequences for nonpayment. They will try and make the victim nervous and push them into quick payment.
[Editor’s note: Dave Taylor has been writing about computers, scams, and new products for a number of years. His website is Ask Dave Taylor . We will be featuring his articles every week, with his permission.] “Pretty nice, I got an email saying that I’ve won a $1000 gift card from PayPal. I’m afraid to
The Prescott Valley Police Department has received several reports from residents of money being stolen from their bank accounts after receiving a false email from “Netflix” in which payment update information is requested. In the email there is a link through which they can update their payment information. A screen will display where they are