Scams

Scams, Internet

Holiday Scams To Avoid This Year

The anti-virus software company McAfee released its list of 12 holiday scams.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/15/2014

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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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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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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

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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

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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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