Scams




Here’s the latest utility company scam

Buying Federal Reserve routing numbers to pay your bill won’t work By Mark Huffman of ConsumerAffairs July 28, 2017 Scams revolving around utility bills are not uncommon. Utility bills are a major expense that every…


FTC warns consumers of a new government imposter scam

Scammers are impersonating officials from the National Institutes of Health By Christopher Maynard of ConsumerAffairs August 9, 2017 Government imposterscams have been around in one form or another for as long as anyone can remember,…


Text message scam targets owners of lost pets

What to remember when posting online about a missing pet By Sarah D. Young of ConsumerAffairs August 8, 2017 When a pet goes missing, the first thing many pet parents do is post about it…


New Social Security scam making the rounds

Scammer promises victims a 1.7% benefit increase By Mark Huffman of ConsumerAffairs July 24, 2017 To scammers, Social Security is like catnip. They can’t resist it. It’s hard to count just how many scams involve…