Telephone Scams

Selling Online

How to avoid a scam if your selling online

Selling stuff online? Here’s how to avoid a scam Fake check overpaymentThe scammer offers to give you a check for more than the selling price. They tell you to deposit the check and send the difference back to them.The check is fake,…

older Americans Month Scam warning

Don’t talk to Scammers

Younger VS Older…  Both get scammed When people encounter scams or bad business practices, they report them to the FTC. And what we’ve learned is interesting. Young adults report losing money to scammers more often than older people do, but when…

Text FedEx scams

FedEx and Texting Scams

This is a FedEx scam that we have been seeing for awhile, but it has recently resurfaced. I wanted to point out a few ways you can spot scams. I will go over each picture and show you what to look…

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Amazon order scam

New Email Attack Takes a Phishing-Turned-Vishing Angle to Steal Credit Card Info Details on this new scam demonstrate how cybercriminal gangs are working to try use new mediums and social engineering methods to trick users into becoming victims. Receiving a bogus email…

Romance + Ask for money is a scam

Boyfriend Girlfriend Scam

Romance Scams Beyond the job losses and economic fallout of the pandemic, the loneliness and isolation brought on by our virtual lives has real consequences. This might explain why romance scams reached a record $304 million in losses reported to…

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Why Report Fraud

Telling your story can help your friends, your family, your community and others avoid those scams. That keeps money in their pockets and their information out of the hands of criminals. And reporting those scams to the FTC at ReportFraud.ftc.gov helps…