Online and telephone scams are a serious threat to everyone and to communications in general these days. And they are getting more effective all the time. Usually, online and telephone scammers are phishing – seeking information they can use to pilfer money from bank accounts, extort payments from people or to order products in ‘your’ name that they can then sell to make their illicit … Continue reading Scams

PR can fight fraud

Here’s an idea that combines social media, public relations and doing good works.  Public relations units in companies can use social media read by their fellow employees to warn against frauds that are rife these days. Fraud and particularly the kinds that are flourishing can not only steal money, they can reduce victims to insecure, fearful people. In turn, this is bound to have an … Continue reading PR can fight fraud