Scams

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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

Scams

Protecting Mothers From Scams

Protecting mom from a scam may not be as easy you think.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/11/2012

Counting, Savings

National Consumer Protection Week: Selling Online

Thinking of selling your car or some other valuable item through a classified ad or online?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/09/2012

Ponzi Scheme, Wealth Building Scheme, Scam

National Consumer Protection Week: Wealth Building Schemes

Infomercials – These are program-length TV and radio commercials that tout making money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/08/2012

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National Consumer Protection Week: Internet Hoaxes

Please, please do not believe everything you read online and do not trust random websites! Or Facebook or Twitter!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/07/2012

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FBI Boston Warns Online Holiday Shoppers To Be Careful

If you can’t wait to start your holiday shopping, the FBI wants you to be careful before you go online.

11/23/2011

Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed wall at a carpark in Mito city in Ibaraki prefecture on March 11, 2011 after a massive earthquake rocked Japan. massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan on March 11, unleashing a monster 10-metre high tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. (Photo credit JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Coakley On Japan Donations: Watch Out For Scams

BOSTON (CBS) – Many Massachusetts residents are eager to assist in the international relief effort for Japan. But, Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning people to be careful when donating. The AG’s office says there […]

03/15/2011

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