Scam Prevention Tips
03/21/2016
Be sure to use caution when withdrawing from automated teller machines, especially in convenience stores and gas stations. Police departments have reported an uptick in skimming devices on ATMs.
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03/18/2016
The Attorney General provides Consumer Alerts to inform the public of unfair, misleading, or deceptive business practices, and to provide information and guidance on other issues of concern. Consumer al..
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03/16/2016
Planning to move this spring? If you are hunting for an apartment on Craigslist, watch out for rental cons. A new report from New York University explores just how common these scams are. Spoiler alert:..
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03/01/2016
Whenever there is a major humanitarian crisis, there are two things you can count on: The first is the generosity of Americans who donate time and money to help victims, and the second is the appearance..
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02/26/2016
Scammers are targeting college students with fake jobs. They blast solicitations to college email accounts promising positions with flexible hours and good pay. If you are in college or know a student, ..
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10/09/2015
Test the upcoming iPhone 7 and get a free iPhone 6 at the same time! If this sounds too good to be true, that's because it is. Scammers are using Apple's popularity to phish for credit card information.
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09/18/2015
Scammers are always taking advantage of what's new and popular. This time it's WhatsApp, a smart phone application that allows users to send text, video and audio messages via the Internet. Scammers are..
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09/09/2015
A sophisticated new scam is targeting business and personal email addresses. Scammers create email accounts nearly identical to an existing account and use that new account to initiate wire transfers.
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08/21/2015
Scammers are at it again! A new email con uses Google Docs to disguise a phishing scam. These emails appear to be recruiting you for a new job opportunity, but they are really a way to harvest your pass..
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