Category Archives: Scams Alert

Free Credit Freezes Are Here

Federal Trade Commission, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting September 21st, thanks to a new federal … Continue reading

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Half bag of chips, were you scammed?

Here’s something you likely have actually never ever become aware of that impacts you practically whenever you do your grocery shopping– slack-fill. If you have actually ever felt short-changed when you purchase an item, just to discover when you open … Continue reading

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Impostor Scams Costing $328 Million a Year

Scammers pretending to be a good friend, relative, police, tax authorities, tech support, or any one of lots of other fake functions are now taking more than $328 million from our pockets every year. Last year alone the FTC took … Continue reading

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Door to door security system scams

The summer season unleash door-to-door sales agents throughout the country. We’ve gotten reports of a fraud run by scam artist claiming to be from home security companies. While numerous house security companies perform legitimate service using door-to-door sales representatives, be … Continue reading

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Sweepstakes Check Scam

Who would not love to be that winner you see on TV holding a large sweepstakes check? That’s what the scam artists are counting on when they declare to be Publishers Cleaning Home. This technique is old but still very … Continue reading

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