AUDIO: Watchdog Nation Confronts “Inspector Luigi” The Scammer

Watchdog Nation founder and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Dave Lieber confronts a scammer who preys on elderly Americans. “Inspector Luigi” of U.S. Customs at Miami International Airport contacts an elderly man — who has fallen for dozens of frauds and lost thousands of dollars — with a lottery scam. Lieber turns the tables on Inspector Luigi. Listen to the fraud on audio files at watchdognation.com/blog to hear this scammer. Consumer protection starts here.

Part 1: For 2011, protect yourself by following these do’s and don’ts

Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Dave Lieber, founder of Watchdog Nation, is determined to show Americans how to protect themselves from wrongdoing. Here are lessons he learned in 2010 that will make your 2011 a safer year for you, your family and your business.

Part 2: Five simple ways to protect yourself in 2011

Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Dave Lieber, founder of Watchdog Nation, is determined to show Americans how to protect themselves from wrongdoing. Here are the five core principles of Watchdog Nation that show you how to stay out of trouble in 2011.

Watchdog Nation Changes Lives: Two People Who Learned to Fight Back

Meet two people who say Watchdog Nation has changed their lives. Watchdog Nation sets you up to protect yourself, your family and your business for the rest of your life. Save time, money and aggravation. Stand up for your rights and know how to gain the upper hand.

The tool you carry can protect you

Watchdog Nation founder Dave Lieber says that whenever his family members are in a car accident or any kind of unusual situation, he always asks the same question: “Did you videotape it with your cellphone?” And he always gets the same answer, “I forgot.” Well, don’t forget. That little gizmo you carry in your pocket can protect you.

BOOK REVIEW: Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation: Bite Back When Businesses and Scammers Do You Wrong

Book reviewer Maggie Dwyer writes that since she has turned to the award-winning book Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation: Bite Back When Businesses and Scammers Do You Wrong, “I have changed my phone company, my electric company, and my Internet service. In those few acts alone, I’ve paid for the book several times over.” In this review, she gives many examples about how this book has changed her life and those of her friends for the better. She’s a true citizen of Watchdog Nation!

Houston’s NewsRadio 740 AM turns to Watchdog Nation for advice

Houston NewsRadio 740 AM asked Watchdog Nation founder Dave Lieber about fraudulent door-to-door salesmen who sell fake health care policies. Dave’s advice was simple: Don’t buy anything from door-to-door salesmen, unless it’s the Girl Scouts. It’s not worth it!

Watchdog Nation book named “one of top 10 consumer books of 2009”

Many thanks to Rita Robison for naming Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation as one of the top 10 consumer books in 2009. Just in time for the new revised and expanded 2010 edition which goes on sale today.

Victim or scammer? A tale of a fake check and an honored ex-offender

DeSoto, Texas — The man wanted a job, and a check arrived in the mail offering him one as a mystery shopper. Gullible enough, he didn’t realize he was about to become victim to the classic scam. He took the check to a Wells Fargo bank to cash so he could wire some of the money to the con man. Dumb, yeah. But it gets worse. The bank teller called the cops. He was arrested and indicted for check forgery. The soon-to-be-scammed gets arrested. With his background as a murdering gangster, eyes turn now to see what happens to Randolph Shaheed, who had rehabilitated himself into one of Texas’ most honored ex-offenders.

The Eight Ways I Was Scammed in 2009

Watchdog newspaper columnist Dave Lieber: “I’ve been victimized eight times this year with annoying stuff that takes time to sort out. It doesn’t have to do with me being greedy. It’s about the inefficiencies, poor customer service and culture of greed that swirls around us.”