Charity Scams

Humane Society Scam

Charity scams are unfortunately becoming the new norm and a Texas organization proves that true with a particular Humane Society. The recent charity scam includes this organization providing 251 clothing bins across Michigan, however they are not 100 percent truthful as not

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Holiday Charity Scams

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

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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GOP Illegally Funneled Corporate Contributions to NC Republican Party

RALEIGH, N.C. — Recently filed state and federal campaign finance reports suggest a national Republican organization may have piped as much as $1.5 million in corporate contributions to the North Carolina Republican Party, prompting a formal complaint from Democrats that

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Preparing for Hurricane Matthew Fraud

Hurricane Matthew is in full force with requests of financial help, and the Federal Trade Commission advises that, besides the harm to people and property, hurricanes can also affect your finances. The FTC has information to help you prepare for,

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Fraudulent Fundraising for Officer

More than one dozen fraudulent GoFund Me accounts were set up to assist the family of Officer Betty Shelby of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The local President of the department’s FOP has established a Fundly account to assist the family with expenses,

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Man Scams Boy Scout

OCALA, FL. — A Boy Scout was scammed while selling popcorn and snacks for his troop outside a Florida Walmart. The thief used a fake $100 bill to rip off the 12-year-old. RELATED: Most Likely Scam Victims Police say the man

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Louisiana Flood Victim Scam

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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Money Seized from Charity Scam and going to Veterans Fund

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says money seized during investigations of a multi-state Navy veterans charity fraud is part of a $50,000 grant being made to a veterans legal aid fund. The Ohio Military Veterans Legal Assistance Project arranges legal

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Several Americans are Victims of Fraud

According to Connecticut Better Business Bureau, a recently-released government study offers a snapshot of common consumer scams and the number of victims over the course of one year. A recent report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers statistical information

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