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07/23/2015
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Scams are most often thought of as being consumer oriented, but businesses from large corporations to small “Mom and Pop” operations can be targets as well. Losses from b..
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07/16/2015
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Another phone scam has resurfaced in northern Illinois. Consumers have reported that they are receiving automated messages stating their MasterCard has been hacked and th..
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07/16/2015
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Medical identity theft can be one of the most devastating forms of identity theft. In 2014, it increased 22 percent according to recent studies.  This increase signi..
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07/09/2015
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Tech support scams have been around for years and have affected thousands of individuals.  Today, the leading tech support scam is known as the “Microsoft Scam.” Sin..
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06/30/2015
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What is “Scambaiting”? To define it simply – it’s getting even with person or a business that has either scammed you or attempted to scam you. You can find hundreds of ex..
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06/30/2015
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Summer for most people is the perfect time to go to a concert or take a vacation. For con artists, warm weather means their scam efforts heat up. Nationwide there are tho..
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06/23/2015
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For the 15th year in a row, identity theft was at the top of the national ranking of consumer complaints for the Federal Trade Commission. The Better Business Bureau serv..
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06/18/2015
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Losing $80,000 going for the big win is a terrible lesson to learn. In the case of a West Suburban man, falling victim to a foreign lottery scam turned out to be disastro..
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06/17/2015
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The Blackhawks stepped up their game to take the Stanley Cup Final 4 games to 2 against Tampa Bay. Unfortunately counterfeiters are likely to step up their game as well. ..
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06/16/2015
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Mobile devices, like smart phones and tablets, are great tools for handling certain tasks with more convenience. However, risks come with the ease these devices and their..
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