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Ransomware: Free Porn

February 24, 2017

Mobile ransomware is on the rise and the target: free porn apps. Recent reports indicate that this specific type of malware is targeting Android gadgets, which grew by more than 50 percent over the last year. As if we haven’t warned you enough, the usual vector

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Prize Scams Played

February 24, 2017

Prevent Kids Cyberbullying

February 22, 2017

Funeral Homes Failed Pricing

February 16, 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

Avoid Bogus Internet Merchandise

February 2, 2017

In 2016 Fraud.org managed to collect more than 7,000 consumer complaints about scams, so today we want to warn you of what’s ahead in 2017 with the Top Five Scams. Bogus Internet Merchandise ranks #1 complaint for the fourth year in a row! RELATED: Avoid

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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

Hacked Printers Stealing Your Money

February 3, 2017

Cybercriminals always seem to be one step ahead of security precautions, especially in the digital life as hacked printers are at the top with criminals stealing your money right from that personal data.  Hackers like to target smartphones and computers for their devious schemes,

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Cyber Scams to Avoid

November 16, 2016
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Email Scams

Ransomware: Free Porn

February 24, 2017

Mobile ransomware is on the rise and the target: free porn apps. Recent reports indicate that this specific type of malware is targeting Android gadgets, which grew by more than 50 percent over the last year. As if we haven’t warned you enough, the usual vector

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2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

Amazon Scams Continue

January 4, 2017

Largest Consumer Scams of 2016

December 27, 2016

Fake Amazon Email Scam

December 12, 2016
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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 precautions to protect your money and identity with advice from Heather Wagenhals, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.  Here

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Identity Theft

Prevent Kids Cyberbullying

February 22, 2017

Kids can easily access internet messaging websites and apps like SnapChat and Facebook, allowing them to talk, share photos and play games with their friends. Unfortunately along with the good comes the bad of cyberbullying. These hurtful messages target the individual to

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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

Ransomware: Free Porn

February 24, 2017

Mobile ransomware is on the rise and the target: free porn apps. Recent reports indicate that this specific type of malware is targeting Android gadgets, which grew by more than 50 percent over the last year. As if we haven’t warned you enough, the usual vector

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Prize Scams Played

February 24, 2017

Yahoo Customer Service Scam

January 5, 2017
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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

Avoid Becoming Tax Return Fraud Victim

January 24, 2017

IRS is delaying some refunds this year due to the hike in fraud. So, if you are one of the millions of people filing early and claiming either an earned income tax credit or an additional child tax credit you’re

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2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

Prevent 2017 Tax Scams

January 2, 2017

Largest Consumer Scams of 2016

December 27, 2016
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Wire Fraud

Funeral Homes Failed Pricing

February 16, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) organized Funeral Rules, in which an investigators revealed that nine states failed to disclose pricing information to consumers. The FTC conducts undercover inspections to ensure that funeral homes comply with the Funeral Rule. RELATED: OfferUp Online Wire

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Counterfeit Drugs

February 9, 2017

OfferUp Online Wire Fraud

February 7, 2017
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