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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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The Grandparents Scam

According to the Better Business Bureau, the “Grandparent Scam” has been around a while but is still widespread.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/06/2013

Scams, Internet

Phishing Scams And How To Avoid Them

Chances are that if you own a phone or computer, an attempt to steal your identify has been made by scammers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2013

Scams, Internet

National Consumer Protection Week: Phishing

This is National Consumers Protection Week. This is a campaign to reach consumers to help them make informed decisions but also to help them avoid being scammed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/05/2012

Customers’ Email Addresses Stolen During Breach Of Several Companies

After millions of consumer email addresses were recently stolen, authorities are warning people to be on the look out for phony emails from scammers trying to steal your personal information.

04/04/2011

Haverhill Water Department Scam

Scammers Posing As Water Department Targeting Elderly

Police in Haverhill are hoping someone comes forward with information about two men who appear to be actively scamming elderly residents here.

02/17/2011

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