Fraud Alerts

January 27, 2017: Storms Bring Rain, Damage and Contractor Scams Aimed at Seniors

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Recent winter storms have brought the state much-needed rain but may also have caused damage to homes, leaving homeowners, especially seniors, more vulnerable to contractor scams. Read More...

January 13, 2017: Don’t Get Duped in Tech Support Scam

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Computer users need to be careful if they receive unsolicited calls from thieves posing as technicians who claim they will fix problems with their devices. Read More...

December 9, 2016: No Goodwill in Charity Scams

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Next time you plan on donating to a charity make sure the money is going to the right cause and not into a crook’s pocket. Read More...

November 11, 2016: Military Veterans May Be Susceptible to Targeted Scams

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Thieves have their sights on military veterans by trying to dupe them on the day that pays tribute to them. Read More...

October 28, 2016: Seniors Can Lose Savings in Investment Scams

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Many seniors who are approaching retirement or who are already retired may be tempted to boost their savings by investing their money in higher yield investments.  Read More...

October 14, 2016: Political Donation Scam Pops Up During Election Season

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If you plan on donating to your favorite politician this election season, make sure it’s the candidate and not a crook seeking your cash.  Read More...

September 23, 2016: Seniors Should Be Aware of Scams During Medicare Enrollment Period

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Identity thieves are using various ruses to get seniors’ personal and financial information during the Medicare open enrollment period which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Read More...

September 9, 2016: No Rewards in Gift Card Scam

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Gift cards are commonly used by consumers but also highly sought after by thieves who find a way to exploit vulnerabilities in the authorization process.  Read More...

August 26, 2016: Seniors Should Not Fall in Love With Online Romance Scam

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Seniors looking for love should be careful of fraudsters out to steal their savings through various ruses.  Read More...

August 12, 2016: Don’t Get Ripped Off in Immigration Consultant Scam

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Those seeking immigration assistance need to be wary of unscrupulous advisers promising work permits, citizenship and release from immigration detention. Read More...

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