How to avoid online job scams!

January 29th, 2020

If you are currently unemployed then you know all about the struggle of finding employment in Jamaica. The level of frustration can grow if you are not seeing the type of job that you want as the bills continue to accumulate. Where do persons normally go when they are trying to find jobs in Jamaica? [...]


Fraud – Don’t get caught in the net!

August 27th, 2015

There has been a popular email scam going around for some time  in which the scammer pretends that they are stranded in a foreign country and need their friends to transfer some money to their account. The email provided a few details such as the passport or luggage was stolen with all their money and [...]


Beware Internet Scams!

September 3rd, 2013

Recently a friend excitedly told me of how she had received an email that informed her of a job offer in the United States. She was told she could earn thousands of dollars by simply clicking a link they had sent. I listened intently then asked her if she had been asked to send any [...]


Consumer Alert – Illegal promotions.

February 3rd, 2013

It’s the stuff dreams are made of, a text is sent to your phone that says you have won a prize. All that is needed to claim that prize is to submit a code from your phone or send money. Before you jump for joy however, be very careful as you could be the victim [...]


Consumer – Beware of E-mail Scams

March 26th, 2012

You are sitting at your computer when you see that you have an email. When you check the email address you notice it is from one of your contacts so you open the email and to your surprise your friend is asking for money. What should you do? Well this has happened to quite a [...]


Beware of Con artists!

December 6th, 2010

Recently I heard a news story about some Jamaicans who had been the target of a scam.  They had showed up at the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston for a flight to Barbados, only to discover their flight was never booked!  These unsuspecting citizens had been deceived into paying an agency who had guaranteed them jobs in [...]