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Guard Against Medical Identity Theft

August 26, 2016

There is a lot you can do to avoid medical identity theft and to reduce its negative effects if your personal data is stolen. Here, the proactive steps to take to keep your private health information out of the reach

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Spot Instagram Scammers

August 24, 2016

Louisiana Flood Victim Scam

August 23, 2016

Avoid Misleading Car Ads

August 19, 2016

Elderly Fraud Protection

August 18, 2016
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Charity Scams

Louisiana Flood Victim Scam

August 23, 2016

Louisiana victims of the recent flood are in need of a recovery plan, which can seem overwhelming at a time when there are so many Flood Scams going on out there and knowing which to avoid and who is really there

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Credit

Avoid Misleading Car Ads

August 19, 2016

Shopping for a new or used car can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful going through all of those ads and special offers, searching for the right vehicle and then come to signing paperwork you end

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Credit Card Scams

BBB: Top Scams for College Students to Avoid

August 12, 2016

BBB warns college students are often intended targets of scams.  Students don’t always necessarily recognize when a scam comes knocking. As college students begin to head back to campus, the BBB wants to remind students and parents about preventing fraud

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Credit Fraud

Elderly Fraud Protection

August 18, 2016

The truth is, scams target everyone and there are necessary actions required for elderly fraud protection, before they or anyone is taken as victim of fraud. Scam artists target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels. It’s not only

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Money Used in Walmart Scam

August 15, 2016
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Data Breach

Spot Instagram Scammers

August 24, 2016

Anyone who posts pictures of money on social media sites and talks about investment opportunities is probably leading you to some trouble. These so called hallmarks of the “money flipper” scam, a criminal scheme that’s been troubling Instagram for years.

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Elderly Fraud Protection

August 18, 2016

White-Collar Crime

July 18, 2016
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Email Scams

Avoid Misleading Car Ads

August 19, 2016

Shopping for a new or used car can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful going through all of those ads and special offers, searching for the right vehicle and then come to signing paperwork you end

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Elderly Fraud Protection

August 18, 2016

White-Collar Crime

July 18, 2016
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Identity Theft

Guard Against Medical Identity Theft

August 26, 2016

There is a lot you can do to avoid medical identity theft and to reduce its negative effects if your personal data is stolen. Here, the proactive steps to take to keep your private health information out of the reach

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Elderly Fraud Protection

August 18, 2016
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In the Media

Army Recruitment Scandal

May 23, 2016

The National Guard Recruiting Assistance Program was established to increase enlistment in the armed forces during the Iraq war. Soldiers who signed up as recruiting assistants were compensated if one of their referrals enlisted. If one of their referrals went through to

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Investment Fraud

Feds Want ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Profits To Be Part of $3.5 Billion Fraud Allegations

July 22, 2016

In a massive lawsuit that reads like an international thriller, the U.S. government claims that well-connected fraudsters stole $3.5 billion from the Malaysian people and used it to buy New York condos, hotels, yachts and a jet. Some of that

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White-Collar Crime

July 18, 2016
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Phone Scams

People Tricked into Buying Bogus ‘Extended Auto Warranties’

July 19, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 5,970 refund checks totaling more than $4 million to people who were bombarded with illegal robocalls and tricked into paying thousands of dollars for bogus “extended auto warranties.” The checks, which are being mailed

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4 Common Phone Scams

June 22, 2016
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Real Estate

White-Collar Crime

July 18, 2016

The term white-collar crime was reportedly coined in 1939, and now the synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and are not dependent on

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Is Your Landlord a Fraud?

January 14, 2016
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Real Estate Fraud

Avoid Mortgage Refinance Scams

June 2, 2016

Refinancing your mortgage is a common occurrence for homeowners, however scammers might be targeting you during this process. These con artists will use email, phone calls, fliers and even direct mail to lure you in, but beware — these scams are designed to steal

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Tax Scams

Scammers Asking You to Pay Taxes with an iTunes Card

May 2, 2016

The federal government warned consumers in late April that scammers are singing a new tune when they’re pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service or U.S. Treasury. Now, some scammers are demanding that you pay your back taxes via an iTunes Gift Card.

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E-filing Tax Fraud

March 1, 2016
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Wire Fraud

FTC Cracks Down on Debt Relief Schemes

August 16, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida have taken action against two operations charged with running phony student loan debt relief schemes, and defendants in a similar FTC action brought earlier this year have agreed to a ban

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