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2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

New year, but the same old scams, however in 2017 expect these types of scams to be on the rise unless you take precaution to protect your money and identity with advice from Heather Wagenhals, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.  Here

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Yahoo Customer Service Scam

January 5, 2017

Amazon Scams Continue

January 4, 2017

Prevent 2017 Tax Scams

January 2, 2017
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Charity Scams

Holiday Charity Scams

November 30, 2016

The Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices during the holiday season, more specifically holiday charity scams. Today’s topic: Holiday giving to charities RELATED: Tricky Holiday Scams to Avoid The concern: With the holidays approaching,

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Top 5 Veteran Scams

November 9, 2016
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Credit

Consumers Lured by Credit Monitoring Scheme

September 28, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission will return nearly $20 million to more than 145,000 consumers across the country who were victimized by One Technologies LP and its two partner companies, in an online scheme that lured consumers with “free” access to their

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Avoid Misleading Car Ads

August 19, 2016
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Credit Card Scams

How Crooks Drain Money Off Your Gift Cards

December 20, 2016

Gift cards make great holiday gifts for people of all ages, in according to a National Retail Federation survey of 7,200 consumers, 56 percent of respondents have gift cards on their Christmas shopping list. Retailers expect to sell more than $27 billion worth

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Gift Card Scam

November 1, 2016
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Credit Fraud

Largest Consumer Scams of 2016

December 27, 2016

The number one scam of 2016 goes to con artists posing as IRS agents and threatening to fine or arrest consumers over phony tax debts. In fact, this scam came in having roughly one of every four consumer complaint reports to the

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Cyber Monday Scams

November 28, 2016
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Data Breach

Ransomware Blamed for Hospitals Shutting Down Systems

December 7, 2016

An NHS hospital trust which was forced to shut down systems and cancel operations as a result of a cyberattack has revealed that a ransomware infection was the source of the problem. The cyberattack against Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS

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Cyber Scams to Avoid

November 16, 2016
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Email Scams

2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

New year, but the same old scams, however in 2017 expect these types of scams to be on the rise unless you take precaution to protect your money and identity with advice from Heather Wagenhals, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.  Here

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Amazon Scams Continue

January 4, 2017

Largest Consumer Scams of 2016

December 27, 2016

Fake Amazon Email Scam

December 12, 2016

Cyber Monday Scams

November 28, 2016
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Identity Theft

Social Media Fingerprint Fraud

January 16, 2017

Social media fraud is out again, but this time fraudsters are taking one’s identity and hacking into bank accounts from the tips of your fingers, literally. So the next time you throw up that peace sign and post it all

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In the Media

Southwest Facebook Scam

November 10, 2016

When a tempting offer is dressed up with an official logo and endorsements from friends, it’s all too easy to forget the telltale warning signs of a scam. Right now an enticing scam is circulating on Facebook promising travelers a

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Investment Fraud

Top 5 Veteran Scams

November 9, 2016

Besides elderly fraud, scams targeting veterans are really the tip of the iceberg. Men and women who have proudly served our country are constant targets for scam artists. Swindlers target vets because they know they are drawing guaranteed benefits. While

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Hotel Loyalty Points Fraud

October 17, 2016
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Phone Scams

Yahoo Customer Service Scam

January 5, 2017

Trying to contact Yahoo customer care? There are a few ways to do so — but, Yahoo warns that phone is not an option. That’s right: any phone number you come across in an internet search, claiming to connect you with

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Real Estate

Celebrities Behind Hollywood Money Scandals

September 16, 2016

Celebrity financial habits somehow fascinate the everyday folks, from how they choose to spend or save their multi-million dollar fortunes and the legal trouble they find themselves in when the behavior of their bank accounts go awry.   Take Martha

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White-Collar Crime

July 18, 2016

Is Your Landlord a Fraud?

January 14, 2016
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Real Estate Fraud

Celebrities Behind Hollywood Money Scandals

September 16, 2016

Celebrity financial habits somehow fascinate the everyday folks, from how they choose to spend or save their multi-million dollar fortunes and the legal trouble they find themselves in when the behavior of their bank accounts go awry.   Take Martha

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Tax Scams

2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

New year, but the same old scams, however in 2017 expect these types of scams to be on the rise unless you take precaution to protect your money and identity with advice from Heather Wagenhals, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.  Here

Read More

Prevent 2017 Tax Scams

January 2, 2017

Largest Consumer Scams of 2016

December 27, 2016
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Wire Fraud

Holiday Shopping Online Identity Theft

November 18, 2016

New LifeLock Survey Shows That a Third of Americans Are Planning to Do All or Most of Their Holiday Shopping Online, but Are Still Concerned about Identity Theft 80 percent of Americans plan to do at least some holiday shopping

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Cyber Scams to Avoid

November 16, 2016

Southwest Facebook Scam

November 10, 2016

Top 5 Veteran Scams

November 9, 2016
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