NEGATIVE OPTIONS OFFERS:

It turns out that here is no such thing as a "Risk-free, Only-pay-shipping" free lunch.  Michelle Singletary, as always, has written her usual excellent article on this scam.  Ms Singletary may be reached at Michelle.Singletary@WashPost.com.  I saw piece in the July 30, 2017, Boston Sunday Globe.  Please read and heed!

SWEEPSTAKES SCAMS:

Yet another variant of the Nigerian-Prince-I-Only-Need-You-to-Pay-Fees-and-Taxes scam.  On the same page in the July 30, 2017, Boston Sunday Globe mentioned above, Sarah Shemkus has an excellent piece on Sweepstakes Scams.  Ms Shemkus may be reached at SEShemkus@gmail.com.