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Recognizing genealogy scams and pirates

Posted by Ian Lamont on

Recognizing genealogy scams and pirates

Last week's EasyGenie newsletter about pirates (see "Skeletons found in sunken pirate ship off Cape Cod") coincided with a report of a modern-day pirate ... right on the EasyGenie Facebook page! A user spotted an offer for our genealogy charts that seemed too good to be true, and possibly a genealogy scam: We've also received reports of other online retailers based overseas selling genealogy charts and not delivering them, not issuing refunds, and even selling cloth genealogy charts which are impossible to write on:  Just to be clear, EasyGenie is a family-owned U.S. business which does ALL printing in the United States...

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