Going Abroad

This is one of the videos we produced with the Central Bank of  Malta in our budgeting series. Let me introduce the ĠEMMA family.  I am Tony.  I am Maria’s husband.  I work as a manager in a large business in the services industry.  My wife, Maria is 40 years old and works in my father’s family business.  We have two kids:  Matthias, our son who is 11 years old, and…

Identity Theft Scam

Do you know how to protect yourself against scams and fraud?  Want to know more?  Download our latest Infographic. Identity theft is the deliberate use of your identity in order to take over or open new accounts, buy goods online, carry out online gaming or rent or buy properties or do other criminal things in…

Online Selling Scam

Fake websites are one of the largest types of online scams. But what do they do? Scammers set up fake retailer websites that look like genuine online retail stores. They may use sophisticated designs and layouts, possibly stolen logos, and a ‘.com’ of a major country domain. Many of these websites offer luxury items such…

Mobile Phone Scams

Do you know how to protect yourself against scams and fraud?  Want to know more? Well today practically everybody and his / her dog has a smart phone.  Given the many affordable Internet based subscriptions provided by mobile operators in Malta most people today use mobile phones not only to communicate but also to bank,…