Scammers

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More Scams To Be Aware Of

Answer your phone, open your e-mails and the scams find you!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/06/2015

Spam, Gmail, Hoax, Junk Mail, Computer

How To Spot Suspicious Emails

Here are some ways to spot a malicious email just in case your spam filter doesn’t catch it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/05/2015

Veterans charity

More Ways To Protect Yourself From Fraud

Attorney General Healey’s office has joined the battle to protect against fraud and will be holding informational meetings around the state all week.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2015

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How To Avoid Fraud

If you think you’ve found a good deal but you aren’t familiar with the company, check it out online using search words like “review,” “complaint,” or “scam.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2015

Scams, Internet

It’s National Consumer Protection Week!

This is the beginning of National Consumers Protection Week, a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/02/2015

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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

phone, caller ID

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

Corded Phone, Call

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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