Scammers

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The Grandparent Scam

Scammers will call or send messages pretending to be a grandchild begging the grandparent to wire money immediately.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/31/2014

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Scams Our Elders Need To Be Aware Of

According to the latest AARP Bulletin there are many scams that occur between October 15th and December 7th which is the Medicare Open Enrollment period.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/30/2014

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Scams And Scammers Are Everywhere

We get smartphones and scammers somehow figure out how to outsmart us and our smartphones.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/29/2014

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How To Effectively Deal With Scammers

Here are some guidelines from the FTC when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone. My advice is to just hang up or not even take the call.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/28/2014

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Scam Prevention For The Elderly

Every year thousands of people lose money to telephone scams, from a few dollars to their life savings.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/27/2014

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The Affordable Care Act Scam

Scammers had a field day with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), using it as a way to fool Americans into sharing their personal information.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/07/2014

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The Do Not Call List Scam

With online and mobile banking skyrocketing, it’s no surprise that scams are quickly following.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/06/2014

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Don’t Be Fooled! Scams Are Everywhere!

Have you heard of the arrest warrant scam? Check it out…

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2014

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It’s National Consumer Week!

This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2014

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Protect Mom From Scammers

According to AARP, folks over age 65 make up only an eighth of the U.S. population but are a third of all scam victims.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/10/2013

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