By Ashley Mazerolle, Marketing — For years, there have been substances illegal in countries throughout the world. That said, people don’t abstain from using illegal substances. Smoking marijuana cost Kimberly Cue her job. A 44-year-old chemical engineer, Ms. Cue, received a job offer to work for a medical device manufacturing company ...
March 23, 2019WebKeeper
By Ashley Mazerolle, Marketing — When you think of fishing, what comes to mind? I think of the smell of the pine trees, the mud and water, and having wet shoes. I don’t think about reeling in a fish for a cash prize, but that is exactly what happened to Roy ...
March 14, 2019WebKeeper
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March 8, 2019WebKeeper
By Ashley Mazerolle, Marketing — Recently, four Nigerian men living in the United States admitted to taking part of a large-scale passport and bank scheme in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. So how on earth did they intend to con over $1.2 million dollars? The men admitted participation to defraud various banking institutions ...
February 25, 2019WebKeeper
By Ashley Mazerolle, Marketing — Misconceptions About Federal Employees When you think of a government employee, what comes to mind? For me, I envision standing in a long line at the post office waiting to ship a small package. I think of the stereotype that anything government-related requires long periods of waiting and ...
February 14, 2019WebKeeper
By Sierra Hudson , Marketing — Scammers are always on the prowl, looking for ways to steal from you. That’s why the Federal Trade Commission declared a “Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week” recently. This brings awareness to consumers and provides opportunities to learn what a tax scam can look like and ...
February 1, 2019WebKeeper
By Joshlin Sheridan, Marketing — Last month, Southern California orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Grant Robicheaux, was charged with several counts of drugging and sexually assaulting women. He wasn’t alone in his crime, however. His girlfriend, Cerissa Laura Riley, was also charged with multiple counts of both assault and kidnapping to commit rape. A ...
January 23, 2019WebKeeper
By Joshlin Sheridan, Marketing — If you spend a lot of time online, you put yourself at risk when it comes to scammers looking for easy money. Researchers surveyed more than 1,400 Canadians and Americans who were targeted y scammers and reported to the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Most ...
January 10, 2019WebKeeper
By Kaiden Waldram, Communications — In an interesting blog post, the BBC surveyed adults and concluded that two in five adults would fake a sick day if they needed a day off of work. Now, this may seem like a little white lie since we are all overworked and some days ...
January 4, 2019WebKeeper
By Kaiden Waldram, Marketing — Six people have recently been arrested in the Iowa area for involvement in what is being called “grandparent scams”. The conspirators would call an elderly person, pretend to be their grandchild, and then say that they needed bail money wired to them. As many as 250 ...
December 27, 2018WebKeeper
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