Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Hang up on robocalls. Don’t press any numbers. Scammers are using illegal robocalls to pitch everything from scam Coronavirus treatments to work-at-home schemes. The recording might say that pressing a number will let you speak to a live operator...
The Latest News On Romance Scams

The Latest News On Romance Scams

If you’ve seen the news, ‘romance scammers’ are among the eighty defendants indicted today by the Department of Justice in a scheme that stole millions from Americans. Check out this video about how to spot and protect yourself from romance...
Worshipers Targeted by Gift Card Scam

Worshipers Targeted by Gift Card Scam

We’re seeing a new spin on gift card scams. This time, scammers are pretending to be a pastor, rabbi, priest, imam, or bishop. They’re asking worshipers for gift card contributions for a worthy cause. Appeals are often made by email, but we’ve heard...
Spread The Word About Social Security Scams

Spread The Word About Social Security Scams

Getting calls saying your Social Security number is suspended because of suspicious activity? It’s a scam. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is not calling you, no matter what your caller ID says. To spread the word about this growing scam, the Consumer...
Medicare Does Not Give Out DNA Kits

Medicare Does Not Give Out DNA Kits

Here’s one that goes to show just how creative scammers can be. The FTC is getting reports that callers claiming to be from Medicare are asking people for their Medicare numbers, Social Security numbers, and other personal information…in exchange for DNA testing kits....