Authorities are warning consumers about a new scam. It’s called the “can you hear me” con.
Consumer Fraud Forum Blog
The Better Business Bureau has released its list of the top consumer scams of 2016. And IRS scams have taken the top spot once again.
If you do any online shopping, you’re probably no stranger to “missed delivery” notices. While these types of notices are hardly uncommon, the Federal Trade Commission says consumers should be extra careful with them this holiday season.
Scams are more popular than ever, with more than 25 million Americans reporting that they have been the victims of some type of consumer fraud. With that in mind, the Federal Communications Commission warns consumers about a new telephone scam involving alleged utility company workers.
The Federal Trade Commission has shut down a telemarketing scheme that promised money-making opportunities and grants to seniors, veterans and debt-laden consumers.
Most Americans would be hard pressed to return from a trip to their mailboxes without a couple of pieces of junk mail. Each day, we receive unwanted solicitations announcing everything from credit card offers to cheap dental care to sweepstakes winnings. Although most direct mail is harmless (although...
New York City officials are warning residents of a new scam – this one involving fake pest control fees.
Tax season may be over, but the Internal Revenue Service says the scams are just getting started.
We’ve all heard the stories of seniors being duped out of thousands of dollars by fraudsters pretending to be a loved one in trouble. Now fraudsters are looking to swindle thousands from the faithful by pretending to be clergy members.
There is a message circulating on the WhatsApp service that is tricking users into installing malware. The scam offers users the chance to upgrade to a premium 'gold' service.