Fraud Alerts

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

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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...

April 8, 2016: Deceptive Tactics Used in Real Estate Bankruptcy Scam

En Español

Unscrupulous real estate professionals are taking valuable land over the telephone from unsuspecting homeowners facing foreclosure. Read More...

March 25, 2016: Scam Could Spell Trouble For Seniors During Tax Season

En Español

With the annual tax filing deadline looming, seniors should be on guard for thieves posing as investigators from the Internal Revenue Service. Read More...

March 11, 2016: Get Educated About College Scholarship Scams

En Español

College-bound seniors and their parents need to be wary of organizations promising aid to help defray costs.  Read More...

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