April 22nd, 2020 at 11:00 am
Fraud is known to thrive in times of crisis and the current coronavirus pandemic is no exception. Federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities are reporting a surge of new scams as fraudsters move to capitalize on public panic over the fast-moving virus and federal money making its way to Americans.
The latest scam? A text message that tells recipients they’ve been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. They prompt you to click a link that, once clicked, can give your device a virus that sends them your data.
The best thing to do if you receive a sketchy text, email, or call is to stay alert and do your research! Below are some common scams and ways you can prevent yourself from becoming a victim.
February 7th, 2014 at 6:39 pm
January is a great month to enjoy all that Southern California has to offer. Here are our top picks for things to do in January.
Head to Carlsbad on January 19 to run or cheer on runners along the coast in the annual Carlsbad Marathon, San Digeo’s oldest marathon. There will be a kids marathon mile as well as a health and lifestyle expo. Live bands at each mile marker help set the pace and speed runners on their way. (more…)