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PRESS RELEASE: New scam detection AI released this week

PR web version available here Montreal based “Whycall.me”, a consumer protection site, has finished the final testing phase of its latest Artificial Intelligence scam detection algorithm that was created with the support of the Canadian government program called “Scientific Research and Experimental Development” (SR&ED) using NVIDIA GPUs to analyze large sets of data. The algorithm [...]

Is this a robot or a real person calling? Can you spot a robot?

There was a news story published on Jezebel about a supposed Robocaller that talks like a real person and tries to hide that it’s a robot. In the story the person asked the supposed Robot random questions that only a real person can answer and supposedly the robot was not able to answer them. Unfortunately [...]

Western Union used by criminals all the time

After analyzing roughly 1200 telephone numbers that were tagged as belonging to “scammers” I can confidently conclude that Western Union is used by scammers about 90% of the time. Moneygram and various pre-paid cash cards like Greendot are far behind in the second place. If we look at the evidence found online it becomes apparent [...]

Customer testimonial

For us it’s always good news to hear genuine testimonials like that from people who visit and use whycall.me Honestly GREATFUL Bunch of people maybey even thousands of us! Im writting to say this is the VERY BEST website in usefulness and integrity! Im so very happy to have found it on google.ca whycall.me has [...]

Disk Drill Disk Recovery – Scam Like Software

This is not a phone scam, but in my opinion it definitely falls in the category of consumer rip off. Recently I mistakenly deleted footage from my Flash drive and tried to recover it using software called “Disk Drill” by cleverfiles. The only reason I paid the whooping 89$ is because the trial version of [...]

Relative in Distress

We often get stories from people around the world that serve as warnings that the world is becoming a very dangerous place. We wonder, “How can people be so selfish and cruel?” Unfortunately, there is little that authorities can do about it, as can be seen in the FBI cybercrimes database. However, even when authorities [...]

Lottery Scam

I think most people dream of what they would do if they won the lottery. That mortgage hanging over your head would be paid off, a new car would be setting in the driveway, or maybe even a long overdue vacation would be planned. But, in reality, the odds of winning the lottery are about [...]

Fake Job Postings

You’d think that people would have some limitations, but that doesn’t seem to be the case when it comes to the job market. Despite how many people are struggling to make ends meet, seeking employment, and just trying to survive the poor economy, it turns out these are exactly the people that have become targets [...]

Searching for an Apartment

With the poor economic market, loss of employment, and rising rate of foreclosures, many people are again seeking houses or apartments to sustain them until they can get back on their feet. However, due to the fact that many people have had their credit ruined during the crisis, they have come to rely on unconventional [...]

Scammed while looking for a pet

One of the newest types of scams emerging over the past few years, as reported by several organizations including the American Kennel Club and Internet Crimes Complaint Center (IC3), relates to pet sales. Within the past year, IC3 has received over 700 complaints from people that answered ads for pets. As with most scams, these [...]