Man and woman in a living room. A woman is doing; a man is sitting on an armchair with a laptop on his knees. Chill out music in the background.
Man: Hey, babe. Check out this e-mail. I've just won a car, ha ha. I can't believe it.
Man: Yeah, looks legit. Party music playing
Woman: Are you sure about that?
A man hiding behind the armchair appears.
Tip man: Woah, woah, wait a second! Music stops playing.
This is a classic scam scenario. If something sounds too good to be true it's a good chance there's.
So, tip number one for staying safe from scams is: Be suspicious
Chill out music plays again
Woman: I'd double-check that if I were you, Daryl.
Man: Yeah, good thinking.
A sales man is in an elderly woman’s house. Both are standing. Quiet music is playing in a background.
Man: Yes, ma'am. This will be worth your while. This power special is the deal of a lifetime.
Woman: Ah, will it be right for me?
Man: You won't regret this. Now all you have to do is sign here.
Woman: What's it all about?
Man: Oh this, this is all just technical stuff. No one cares about that.
Woman: But I would say the holiday looks lovely
Music stops playing. The tip man appears again.
Tip man: Wait right there. Don't get taken for a ride. Tip number two when it comes to scams is: Don't engage even if it means being impolite.
Music starts playing again.
Tips man: Go get him, Granny.
A man is sitting with his laptop on a couch. A warning sound starts flashing. He closes his laptop.
His mobile phone rings.
Woman: Hi, is that Sam?
Sam: Yes this is Sam.
Woman: Hi, you seem having some trouble with your computer and I can help you with that. We just need your login and password.
Sam: Ah, ok.
Woman: We also just need your credit card number and we'll have you up and running in no time.
Sam: Yeah, sure. It's ehm 4455...
The tip man rides into view on a chair.
Tip man: Hang on a second. If you're in a fishy situation there's a good chance someone else has been, too. Scam tip number three is: Do your research.
Sam: Exactly who am I talking to?
Tip man: Just remember if you're ever in a scenario where you're telling yourself wait a sec...
Wait a sec!
And do your research.