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It’s summer and we are in the natural disaster season. When disasters happen, giving to a charity is a great way to help those in need. I don’t know about you, but when I give money to a cause, I want to make sure that it’s going where it’s supposed to.  Criminals take advantage of [Read More]

Have you ever gotten an email offering you $500 to wrap your car with an advertisement? These kinds of offers are often a check-cashing scam. The “marketing company” sends you a check to deposit and then instructs you to use the money with a specific business. The trick is that the check is bad and [Read More]

If you receive an email that asks you to buy gift cards and send the codes on the back of the card, do not respond. It is a scam! Spearfishing scammers are targeting members of the UNCG community with a sustained, ongoing gift card scam. These hand-crafted attacks target UNCG employees by impersonating their supervisor [Read More]

As we welcome members of our UNC Wilmington family and mourn the devastation in The Bahamas, our hearts go out to all of those affected by Hurricane Dorian. It is at times like these when we all feel the need to roll up our sleeves and do something, anything, to help our neighbors and communities—and [Read More]

Here are the ITS Nasty 9 tax tricks that we think fraudsters could play on members of our community to scam folks out of their hard-earned dough. Our Nasty 9 are based on the IRS’s Dirty Dozen. We chose these because they are most likely to be what members of our community might see. With [Read More]