Archives for November, 2015

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Unwanted software can cause unwelcome problems

Does your internet browser ever display ads that just seem wrong — for example, an inappropriate ad on a kid’s website, an ad that blocks content on the page, or an ad on a government site? It might look something like this:  Unwanted software could be to blame… Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Unwanted software […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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HonorSociety.org quote of the day #resilience #stronger #honorsociety

Take a look at the new HonorSociety.org image from Instagram

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The stuff of schemes

You’ve heard of the “right stuff” — the mix of bravery and brass that author Tom Wolfe told us powered the nation’s first astronauts to conquer space. Well, here’s the wrong stuff — a work-at-home envelope-stuffing scheme that bilked more than 50,000 people out of over $7 million. In a case announced today, the FTC […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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Deceptive car ads give consumers a bum steer

Sign & Drive Leases: ZERO DOWN!!!!!! ALL LEASES ARE Zip, Zero, Zilch — Nothing Down Sound appealing? That’s exactly what some people around Massillon, Ohio thought when they read those claims in full-page newspaper ads from two local car dealers. But the FTC says ads for Progressive Chevrolet and Progressive Motors didn’t properly disclose restrictions […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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