Fraud Alerts

September 9, 2016: No Rewards in Gift Card Scam

En Español

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

En Español

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

En Español

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

July 22, 2016: Do Some Sleuth Work on Mystery Shopper Scam

En Español

Mystery shopping may sound fun but seniors should be aware that thieves are finding ways to steal your money. Read More...

July 8, 2016: Crooks Take Over Cell Phones in Porting Scam

En Español

People often list their cell phone numbers as the best way for banks and other businesses to contact them. However, thieves have become adept at taking over mobile phone accounts without their owners’ consent or knowledge. Read More...

June 24, 2016: Prescription Drug Scam Aimed at Seniors Can Be Costly, Deadly

En Español

Online counterfeit drug scams are prevalent and can not only drain savings but also be deadly. Read More...

June 10, 2016: Patients Can Get Dinged in Phantom Billing Scam

En Español

Unsuspecting patients can lose valuable benefits when medical providers charge for unnecessary procedures. Read More...

May 27, 2016: Seniors Get Duped in Pigeon Drop Scam

En Español

Seniors should be wary of people claiming to have found large sums of cash and wanting to share in their sudden fortunes. Read More...

May 13, 2016: Thieves Target Cell Phone Users in Tech Support Scam

En Español

The next time you need a software update on your cell phone, make sure it’s legitimate. Read More...

April 22, 2016: Obituary Scams Target Grieving Families

En Español

Coping with a death is difficult enough and made even worse when criminals try to exploit a family member’s grief. Read More...

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