Scam Prevention Tips
11/09/2015
Ability to track regionally will help law enforcement find and prosecute scammers; consumers can see scams in their area.
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08/31/2015
Next time you call the customer service department of your credit or debit card, be sure to double check the number. Scammers are purchasing phone numbers similar to thos..
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07/29/2015
Renting an apartment or house for the first time is an exciting prospect: the freedom, the responsibility, the space to make your own. It’s a big step in any young person..
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03/31/2015
As springtime blooms, so do new scams. Scammers will be going door-to-door with plans to rip-off the residents. Better Business Bureau advises consumers that now is the t..
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03/24/2015
Spring has arrived and for many that means spring cleaning. It’s easier than ever to recycle your paper products. Last year, 93 percent of Canadians had access to curbside paper recycling or community d..
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02/23/2015
It’s one of those scams that just keeps reappearing… each time with a new twist. The customer survey scam is back, this time as a phishing email that tries to trick you i..
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12/04/2014
The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. Watch out for fraudulent website offering "Letters from Santa." Some of these sites promise a custom letter from the man at the North Pole but don't del..
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10/30/2014
Next time you shop on eBay, watch out for this scam. Con artists are exploiting a vulnerability in eBay’s editing feature to redirect online shoppers to lookalike website..
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09/29/2014
You see a very thought provoking, post on Facebook, like this one:                  When you click on it, you see this: Cons..
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08/14/2014
Whenever a major story dominates the news, scammers take advantage of the public’s interest with online photos, stories and social media links that claim to offer sensati..
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