Investment scams are becoming more and more frequent due to the amount of money these scammers can coax out of you. It’s not unusual to see messages showing “investments” that promise high rates of return with little or no risk. Many versions of these scams claim to seek investors to help form a new company… Read More

We often discuss jurisdiction, or hear it used on our favorite TV crime shows, but what does it really mean? When is something a federal, state or local matter and who can enforce which laws? How is it determined? The primary distinctions between areas of jurisdiction are codified at a national level as part of… Read More

If you haven’t come across a type of virus named “ransomware,” consider yourself lucky. Ransomware is a new type of malware that encrypts your files and takes them hostage for a fee. This fee isn’t insignificant for most people either. The fee ranges from $300 to $1000. US law officials recently arrested several people behind… Read More