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Secret Sister: An Illegal Pyramid Scheme

Secret Sister: An Illegal Pyramid Scheme

December 4, 2020 - One good way to stay off the naughty list this year is to avoid "Secret Sister" gift exchange scams! These pyramid schemes promise that participants will receive dozens of gifts for just sending one to a "Secret Sister." Of course it's a scam, and it's still illegal to participate. We've got the info you need to stay safe!

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Beware the Pending Package Scam

Beware the Pending Package Scam

November 20, 2020 - Everyone loves a surprise package, and scammers are taking the excitement out of that experience by using bogus packages as a cover for a nefarious scam that tricks victims into sharing their personal information - and their money. Here's all you need to know about the pending package text scam.

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Student Loan Scams

Student Loan Scams

July 17, 2020 - Student loan scams are on the rise. Scammers know you hate owing tens of thousands of dollars, so they're quick to offer you an easy - but completely bogus - way to free yourself from that debt. Or, they might falsely claim you owe the feds taxes on your debt. If you're already stressed about your student loans, that makes you an easy target.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

June 12, 2020 - Elder abuse is a shocking, but all-too-common problem, and it can take many forms. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2020, recognizes the risks of elder abuse and neglect of older people. Learn how to identify the signs of abuse and take proactive steps to protect your loved ones.

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Don't Get Scammed at the Gym!

Don't Get Scammed at the Gym!

December 26, 2019 - As soon as the calendar hits Jan. 2, the gyms are packed with people who are eager to make good on their New Year's resolutions. If you are one of the thousands of newbies making your way to fitness centers this month, beware of these five subtle scams that can end up thinning your wallet more than your physique.

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