Lessons Learned: Even the Pros Can Get Scammed

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Aliza Sherman is a pro on the web and knows how to spot a scam when she sees one. Except she fell for one. Here's her cautionary tale. She writes,

I must preface this explanation of an online scam by saying this: I’ve been online since 1987, and until yesterday, I had never fallen for an online scam. I’m mentioning this because any of us can fall prey to the constantly evolving methods of online scamming that occur, even those of us with decades of Internet experience and those of us who are in the business of helping others avoid online scams.

the scam truck
The Scam Truck by jepoirrier via Flickr

Read more from You’ve Been Scammed! (Correction: I Have) at Aliza Sherman: Your Digital Diva


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