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Third Quarter 2014

Seniors Targeted By Publishers Clearing House Imposters 

Avoid ID Theft by Shredding Sensitive Documents

Grandparents Day Is A Good day to Discuss Scams

First Quarter 2014
Tricked into "Verifying" Info on Do Not Call Registry
Woman Loses $10,000 in "Pigeon Drop" Scam
Local Woman Loses Hundreds to Government Grant Scam

Fourth Quarter 2013
Police Warn of 'Easy Money' Scam
Jamaican Woman Scams Elderly Canadian Man
Columbus Man Sentences for Veterans Charity Scam

Third Quarter 2013
Automatic Debit Scams
Deceptive Telemarketing Calls Offering Free Alert System
Trying Products for Free

Second Quarter 2013
Do You Really Owe Money?
Common Scams & ID Theft Related to Medicare
Phony "Do No Call" List

First Quarter 2013
Take Precautions this Tax Season
AG Older Ohioans about Job Opportunity Scams
Wave of Telemarketing Scams Target Seniors

Fourth Quarter 2012
Charity Giving Tips and Alerts
Attorney General Files Suit Against Online Auto Parts Seller
Beware of "Second" Medicare Card Scam

Third Quarter 2012
Scams Involving Robocalls
Medicare Cards Do Not Expire
Investment Advisor Preys on Faith

 Second Quarter 2012
Full Circle Fund Flier Scam
BBB Warns About Calls Threatening To Shut Off Electricity
Storm Chasers Offering Repairs

  First Quarter 2012
Clevelanders Report Phone Scam
Funeral and Cemetery Scams
Beware of Overpriced Prescriptions

 Fourth Quarter 2011
The Grandparent Scam Just Got Scarier
Beware of "Second" Medicare Card
Watch Out for Social Security Scams

 Third Quarter 2011
Storm Chasers Offering Repairs
Fake Online Pharmacies
Medicare Enrollment Scams

Second Quarter 2011
Debit Card Phone Scams
Scams Targeting Medicare Recipients
Jamaican "Lottery" Telephone Scams

First Quarter 2011
Tax Scams to Watch Out For
Duct Cleaning Ploy
FDA Issues Public Warning of Extortion Scam

Fourth Quarter 2010
Magic Energy and Balance Rubber Bracelets
Ohio Seniors at Risk for Medicare Enrollment Scams
Massive Make A Wish Foundation Telephone Scam

Third Quarter 2010
Sweepstakes Continue to Plaque Clevelanders
Beware of Companies Claiming to be Medicaid Specialists
When 911 Calls You

Second Quarter 2010
How to Spot the Red Flags of an Investment Seminar Scam
Scammers Target Medicare Recipients in Ohio
International Mail Fraud Scheme Insurance Carrier Names

First Quarter 2010
Haiti Earthquake Charity Appeals
E-mails From the IRS?
Don't Become a Victim of the "Grandparent Scam"

Fourth Quarter 2009
Fake Online Pharmacies
Give Wisely During the Holidays
Beware of Grandparents Scam

Third Quarter 2009
"Free Medicine Foundation" - Not Free
Who's Knocking on Your Door? Distraction Burglaries
Beware the "Article Release Notice"

Second Quarter 2009
More Phony Sweepstakes Scams
Swine Flu Scare Gives Rise to Scams
Deceptive Grant Offers

First Quarter 2009
Seniors Plagued with Calls from 876 Area Codes
Government Grant Scams
Beware of Tax Related Scams



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