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The Most Wanted Father's Day Gift Is A Phone Call

Father's Day is this Sunday (June 16th) and for the most part, Dad really just wants to hear from you! A new survey found the most widely desired Father’s Day Gift was indeed a phone call from you, with 47% of dads saying it was top of their list. However enjoying a big, juicy steak came in second...
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Robo Calls Are About To Get Even Worse

Think you're getting a lot of scam calls now, just wait! Data released from a call protection company, First Orion, analyzed nearly 50 billion phone calls over the past 18 months and found spam calls have increased from 3.7% of total calls in 2017 to 29.2% in 2018 and predicts that number will hit...
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Man Calls 911 To See If He Had Any Active Warrants For Arrest

There are things you should just know. The PIN for your debit card, the last time you had your teeth cleaned and if you have any outstanding arrest warrants. And if you need clarification on the last example, calling 911 is certainly not the right way to find out! Perhaps 24-year old Christian...
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Help To Block Spam Calls On Android Phones

It seems like the battle to prevent robocalls is futile. Even after signing up on the national Do Not Call list, which you must re-sign every three years, unwanted calls from sales people and scammers continue. If you have an Android phone, you can set your phone up so that whenever Google detects...
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Boy Calls 911 Because Parents Make Him Eat Vegetables

The age old battle of parents getting their children to eat vegetables except this case involves the law. A 12-year old boy was not happy that his parents were making him eat veggies. In his mind, it was worthy of a call to 911 as it was an emergency to get him away from the dinner table. Police...
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A 15 Minute Phone Call Could Save You $2,500

Is 15 minutes of your time worth saving up to $35? It pays to call your credit card company if they’re trying to hit you with a fee. A recent survey found that most creditors will back down if you simply call them out. A CreditCards.com survey found that 84% of major credit card holders who asked...
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Florida Woman Flirts With Cop By Calling 911 32 Times In A Day

Use 9-1-1 for emergencies. Use Tinder for dating. Some good advice for a woman living in a Leesburg hotel who allegedly called 9-1-1 32 times in an effort to get the responding police officer's attention. Police say Melissa Harbor originally called 911 when she heard a noise from inside her hotel...
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Scammers Are Hoping You Are In The Christmas Spirit

The holidays generally put us in a good mood and it's also a time we might let our guard down and that's what scammers are hoping you'll do. A recent study found that 85% of those survey had received a least one phone call deemed as a scam call. While you're pretty savvy of picking them out, the...
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Mobile Carrier Companies Offer Scam Call Protections

Call scammers are getting more sophisticated as we wise up to their attempts to rob us blind. But all is not lost as our phone carriers are now offering help to block these calls from every reaching your phone. The services cross reference incoming calls with a database of known and suspected robo...
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Equifax Data Breach Creates Phone Scam Warning

During our preparation for the storm, we found out that the credit reporting agency, Equifax is accused of having the personal data of 143 million people compromised, including credit card and social security numbers. That is nearly half of all US adults. With so many people affected, it’s the...
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