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Excellent Review of my Latest Book!

Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web: What Everyone Needs To Know got an excellent review from Joe Yeager, founder of Safety Net of PA. Woohoo!

It's Official! Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web is out today!!!

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Today is the official release day of my book! Want to save 30% off of it? Order directly through my publisher Rowman & Littlefield - use promotion code RLFANDF30 at checkout for 30% off – this promotion is valid until December 31, 2016. And please "like" the book's Facebook page. I plan on having a book release party in January or February in my hometown of York, Maine and will be making announcements there. I am so excited the book is finally out!

U.S. News & World Report Article I Am Mentioned In

Hey peeps! I am in US News & World Report! Don't Fall For These Cyber Scams by Geoff Williams

Craigslist Scam Involving Google Voice - Don't Fall For It!

I have some things up for sale on Craigslist. One listing is almost 500 books of all genres, fiction and non-fiction, from the late 1800s up to fairly current. I get a text from 603-664-4032: "Hi, wanna buy ur Almost 500 books for sale - all kinds URGENTLY. can i call you now?" I do a google search on the number, it's in New Hampshire, and came up with nothing, so I told them to call me. I wait. Suddenly I get a call from a Washington, D.C. number, 202-455-8888. I answer and a female recorded voice asks me to input a 2-digit code to connect. WTF? I get a text from this person saying it's him and to punch in 50 so we can talk. Supposedly it's a Google phone because his cell phone is dead. I respond, then why are you able to text from this 603 number if your cell phone is dead. He insists I answer the "google" call. I finally replied with "Go to netcrimes.net. That's me. If this is not a scam, then you can call me from the 603 number u r textin…

First Draft of Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web arrived!

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Got the first draft of my new book, Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web! So excited! You can now pre-order my latest book, Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web: What Everyone Needs To Know at a 30% discount! Order directly through Rowman & Littlefield for a 30% discount on Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web. Use promotion code RLFANDF30 at checkout for 30% off – this promotion is valid until December 31, 2017. This offer cannot be combined with any other promo or discount offers.

Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web Pre-order now available

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You can now pre-order my latest book, Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web: What Everyone Needs To Know at a 30% discount! Order directly through Rowman & Littlefield for a 30% discount on Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web. Use promotion code RLFANDF30 at checkout for 30% off – this promotion is valid until December 31, 2017. This offer cannot be combined with any other promo or discount offers.

New Book Coming Out In December!

The cover art will be posted soon, but here is a link to my next book - Cyberbullying & The Wild, Wild Web

New Craigslist Scam Is Very Believable - Don't fall for it

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You know how I hate scammers, especially the ones on Craigslist. Well, this one I almost believed. I got a text from someone interested in a ship model I have up on Craigslist: So I told him I'd go check. I found an email from him: Then an email from "Paypal:" Then another email from "Paypal" immediately followed: I checked the link for Walmart and sure enough, it did go to Walmart's real web site. But, when I clicked on "Click here" for Paypal customer service, SURPRISE! I was not amused. I really do need the money. So I sent "Michael" the following: I hope he *does* burn in hell. Now to report him. Sent both email with full headers to abuse@google.com and domena@az.pl for the "customer service" email address. The phone number 209-960-0570 traced back to what seemed to be a legit number (there were classifieds placed where this person was selling items online). I found out it belonged to Ring Central aka RCLEC in Texas. …

Craigslist Scammers Stick In My Craw

From my sister blog, Things That Stick In My Craw is this enlightening post, Craigslist Scammers Stick In My Craw. Please share!

Gary Munro one man band.

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Beware of Craigslist Text Scams

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Craigslist scammers are using texts these days to scam you. If you put in your cell phone number to allow calls or texts for potential buyers, be aware that Craigslist does not send a text link for questions from this so-called buyer. This is the second time I have received a text from someone with the message: New Craigslist Buyer Message Read using this: http://question3300.do.am/account_log_in.html I had a new one yesterday, which is posted below. Smart scammer made it personal, used a name and I checked the phone number - it was indeed from Florida. But I smelled a scam and went along with it until my zinger at the end. I haven't heard from him since, LOL. BEWARE of these scams via text!