Category Archives: Genealogy Scams

One person’s experience with the grandparent scam

After my last post about the darker side of genealogy, I received some comments from Nancy Knapp Shepard, our cousin from Colorado. She has first-hand experience with the lengths that a scammer will go to in order to prey on … Continue reading

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The dark side of genealogy

I have written several times about how genealogy brings people together. But genealogy, like anything else, has a dark side, too. This month I learned about both sides of that coin. One of my goals for this blog is to … Continue reading

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