Straight Talk Articles 2016

  
     

Straight Talk is a weekly tips column published in the Canton Repository, Massillon Independent, Times Reporter, The Press News/Alliance Review, The Free Press Standard, Clay County Free Press, Mountain Messenger,  Glenville News, and The Herald Dispatch. The articles help local consumers to avoid fraudulent practices. 

Weekly Article:

December 25, 2016 - Scam Delivery Emails From Amazon

December 18, 2016 - Gift Exchange Scams Popping Up on Facebook

December 11, 2016 - Online Offers For Holiday Pets Could Be Scams

December 4, 2016 - Fake Retail  Apps Hit iPhone Users

November 27, 2016 - Be Careful While Shopping Over The Holidays

November 20, 2016 - Watch Out For Travel Scams During The Holidays

November 13, 2016 -Beware of Holiday Charity Scams

October 30, 2016 - Scam Offers Extended Vehicle Warranty

October 23, 2016 - Beware of Jury Duty Scam

October 9, 2016 - Guidelines On Documents To Keep, Shred

October 2, 2016 - BBB Offers Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

September 25, 2016 - Don't Be Fooled By Car Wrap Scam

September 18, 2016 - Scammers Exploit Zika Virus Fears To Cash In 

September 11, 2016 - "Grandparent" Scam Still In Action

September 4, 2016 - BBB Warns of Election-Related Scams

August 28, 2016 - Beware of Flood Damaged Cars

August 21, 2016 - Tech Support Scam Takes A New Spin

August 14, 2016 - BBB Warns of Online Shopping Scam

August 7, 2016 - BBB Offers Tips to Stop Unwanted Calls

July 31, 2016 - BBB Warns of Summertime Scams

July 24, 2016 - BBB Warns of Energy Audit Scam 

July 17, 2016 - BBB Urges Caution When Using Pokemon Go

July 10, 2016 - Don't Fall For Cable Service Scam 

July 3, 2016 - Check Monitoring Services on Your Computer

June 19, 2016 - Beware Credit Card "Skimmers" In Self-Serve Checkouts

June 12, 2016 - Strong Passwords Can Help Avoide Phone Scam

June 5, 2016 - Be Aware of Large Item Sales Online

May 15, 2016 - Beware of New Home Sale Email Scam

May 1, 2016 - Beware of Click Bait Linked to Prince's Death

April 24, 2016 - Beware Phishing Scam With Macy's Name

April 17, 2016 - Hackers Can Target Internet-Capable Cars

March 27, 2016 - Beware of Rental Scams on Craigslist

February 28, 2016 - Protect Your Smart TV From Hackers

February 21, 2016 - American Chamber of Commerce Phishing Con

February 7, 2016 - Valentine's Day Scammers on the Prowl

January 24, 2016 - Don't Be Fooled by a Lottery Scam

January 10, 2016 - How to Find a New Gym

 

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