TRICKY WELLS FARGO PHONE SOCIAL ENGINEERING SCAM

A very sophisticated social engineering hack happened to a very un-expecting victim. To protect his identity, we will call him Bob. Here is Bob’s account; in his own words. The story: “I got a call from someone claiming they were … Continue reading

Q&A: FOOL ME TWICE

QUESTION: A company advertises a service to recover money lost to a scammer. Should I call? ANSWER: No. The Federal Trade Commission recently warned of scammer’s attempts to bilk victims a second time by promising to recover money lost through … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week It’ll be quiet on the data front until the week’s end brings consumer news and wholesale inflation. Weekly Initial Jobless Claims will be released on Thursday as usual. Friday brings several reports, including Retail Sales, the … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week The week is fully loaded with economic data on housing, inflation, consumer attitudes and more. Plus, we’ll get the Fed’s take on the state of the economy. Housing data this week includes the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week Housing and manufacturing data dominate the headlines. Plus, the Fed meets. Manufacturing data from the Empire State Index will be reported on Monday, followed by the Philadelphia Fed Index on Thursday. The National Association of Home … Continue reading