Maine Finance

Nov 14 2017

Donating Your Car #vehicle #donation, #donate #car, #car #donation, #donate #vehicle, #charitable #organization, #giving #car

# Car Donation You’ve probably heard or seen the ads before. Donate your old car to a charity, and receive a tax deduction in return. Sounds like a good idea. Do something nice for someone else and get rewarded for it. Is there a catch? Maybe. Before you give away your vehicle, be aware of the potential pitfalls of car donation. Beware of Car Donation Scams The car donation business attracts scammers. Sometimes the charitable organization itself is fake. Sometimes the people selling the cars are fraudulent. Sometimes, it’s even the towing company that is taking people for a ride. …

Oct 7 2017

Sued By Debt Collector #collection #harassment, #debt #collection #laws, #creditor #harassment, #debt #collection, #collectors, #arbitration,

# Are you being sued by a creditor, bill collector or collection agency on old credit card debt or a zombie debt. You may have a defense to the lawsui t. Just because a creditor or debt collector sues you does not mean that they are automatically entitled to a judgment. They still have to prove their case. So if you have the time, hire an attorney to defend your case. Whether you hire us or someone else, it is better to hire a lawyer than to go it alone. Even though you know the facts of your case best, …

Oct 7 2017

FCC warns consumers about new Yes phone scam – ABC News #abcnews, #phone #scam, #yes

# Sections Shows Yahoo!-ABC News Network | 2017 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. FCC warns consumers about new ‘Yes’ phone scam WATCH Government warns of a new phone scam that traps victims with a single word The Federal Communications Commission is warning consumers about a new scam that is hooking consumers with just one word: Yes. According to the FCC, the scam begins as soon as a person answers the phone. A recorded voice or an actual person asks: “Can you hear me?” And the consumer responds, “Yes.” “The caller then records the consumer’s ‘Yes’ response and thus …

Aug 29 2017

Identity Theft and ID Theft Protection #general #internet #scam #information,,email #scams,identity #theft,e-mail #scams,internet #fraud,job #scams,auction

# Identity Theft – Online Impersonation What is identity theft? Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. Millions worldwide have their identities stolen each year. The crime takes many forms. Identity thieves may obtain a credit card, purchase a car or buy goods and services in your name. You may not find out about the theft until you are contacted by a debt collector. Identity theft is a serious crime. It can easily cost hundreds of dollars and …

Jul 29 2017

Identity Theft and ID Theft Protection #general #internet #scam #information,,email #scams,identity #theft,e-mail #scams,internet #fraud,job #scams,auction

# Identity Theft – Online Impersonation What is identity theft? Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. Millions worldwide have their identities stolen each year. The crime takes many forms. Identity thieves may obtain a credit card, purchase a car or buy goods and services in your name. You may not find out about the theft until you are contacted by a debt collector. Identity theft is a serious crime. It can easily cost hundreds of dollars and …