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Scams

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How Scammers Target The Elderly

There are three simple explanations for this: memory loss, loneliness, and a more trusting nature.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/09/2014

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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

Auditions

Beware Of Casting Call Scams

In this scam, scammers pose as agents or talent scouts looking for actors, singers, models, reality show contestants, etc., and they use phony audition notices to fool aspiring performers into paying to try out for parts that don’t exist.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/05/2014

Construction worker

Don’t Be Fooled! Scams Are Everywhere!

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

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2014

Taxes, IRS, Tax Return

Tax Scams And Fraud To Avoid

The IRS does not send unsolicited emails about a person’s tax account or ask for detailed personal and financial information.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/20/2014

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Charity Scams To Look Out For

Within hours of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT, social media pages began cropping up dedicated to the victims.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/08/2013

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Avoiding Home Improvement Scams

One of the top Home Improvement Scams was the Sandy “Storm Chasers”.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/07/2013

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

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Protecting Your Numbers From Identity Theft

You need to protect your numbers. Credit card numbers, ATM numbers, Social Security numbers, and pin numbers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/11/2012

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