National Consumer Protection Week: Identity ThievesIf you believe you are a victim of identity theft, get your free credit report right away to ensure identity thieves have not opened additional accounts.
National Consumer Protection Week: PasswordsLet’s talk about the passwords to your various accounts. Some folks use the same password for all of their accounts. Not prudent the experts tell us.
National Consumer Protection Week: More FTC NotesHere are some more tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help you avoid fraud.
National Consumer Protection Week: FTC NotesThe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has some suggestions to help you avoid fraud.
National Consumer Protection Week: Scams, Spams & PhishingThis is National Consumers Protection Week, a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.
Tax Tips From The IRS: IRS Scam Calls & EmailsThe most common IRS scams are phone calls and emails from thieves who pretend to be from the IRS.
Those Holiday ScamsThis time of year it's easy to let your guard down to be open to scams. Scammers are everywhere!
More Medicare ScamsElders are often fooled by the Caller ID. A Caller ID can be set up to display whatever name or phone number the scammers choose.
Medicare ScamsMedicare scams occur all year but during the open enrollment period, which started October 15 and runs through December 7th, they occur more often.
How To Recognize Scam Phone CallsOur elderly are so vulnerable when it comes to phone scams. Hanging up is their best defense.
Why Are Older Citizens Targeted For Scams?Those over age 65 make up only an eighth of the U.S. population but according to AARP are a third of all scam victims.
State Police Warn Of Scam Calls Soliciting Drug Prevention DonationsMassachusetts State Police are getting the word out about a telephone scam.