Financial scams: How to protect yourself from becoming a victim

By Leo Guen (阮立文撰寫) You may find it easy to ignore the e-mail about a Nigerian prince willing to give you his inheritance if only you give him your bank account information. However, such financial scams are only too common. Scams have changed in nature, due to Chinatown’s unique population. Don’t let yourself be a victim of fraud. In Boston’s Chinatown, “blessing scams” specifically target seniors through scare tactics. Scammers will call the elderly and try to scare them into paying money or taking other actions by fabricating the lie that their relative is under a “curse”. And, if the … Continue reading