Don’t fall for these scams


February 16, 2021 • By Dennis Beaver “Mr. Beaver, suffering from bad arthritis in my hands and nighttime leg cramps — charley horses — led me to inventing a battery-operated lime squeezer that I would like to market. “I was turned on to drinking tonic water, which...

The psychology of being scammed

October 2, 2020 • By Dennis Beaver Have you ever wondered how some people become victims of scams, sending large amounts of money to crooks thousands of miles away? Today’s story explains the psychology of being scammed, and this topic was requested by “Rod,” who is...

Considering a Timeshare? Don’t You Ever!!

April 5, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver Over the past several years this column has told you about the nightmares that timeshare owners lived through, both when first purchasing–often under physical and mental duress–and then when attempting to get themselves out...

Have you been duped?

March 22, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver At one time or another we have all wondered if the person we are speaking with is on the level. Some of us are good at spotting fakes and cons, while others get scammed repeatedly–financially, emotionally, in life and love. Why?...

The Mexican Timeshare Scam Part 2

January 11, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver  Last week we looked at a major fraud that carried out by crooked Canadians and Americans residing in Mexico who are ripping off North American owners of Mexican timeshares who want out of their contracts. For anyone who owns a...

The Mexican Timeshare Resale Scam

January 4, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver Part One Have you purchased a Mexican timeshare and are itching to get it off your hands? While you may have kicked yourself for buying it in the first place, as you will see, today you are at great risk of being conned out of...