5 Bad Guys of Genealogy
6/11/2014
It's not all rainbows and unicorns out there: Even the happy world of family history has its villains. The mere mention of these bad guys gets genealogists' blood boiling.
It's not all rainbows and unicorns out there: Even the happy world of family history has its villains. The mere mention of these bad guys gets genealogists' blood boiling.
  1. Heir scammers: You've inherited a million dollars from a long-lost great-uncle! Just supply your bank account information so the Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (or some other official-sounding entity) can wire the funds. This email scam takes a variety of forms, sometimes claiming the windfall was left in the abandoned account of a Holocaust victim. Just say no.