Archives for February, 2016

Got an ASUS router at home? Read this.

Many of us don’t think twice about our home wireless router after setting it up. And it might be tempting to rush through the set-up process. Here’s why you should pay close attention while setting up your router, and afterwards. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Got an ASUS router at home? Read this.

By FTC | Scam Alert
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Feb
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21

HonorSociety.org Mindset #opportunity

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

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Feb
20
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19

FTC: Stratford diplomas didn’t deliver

You never got your high school diploma, but realize now is the right time. You find a high school diploma program, work hard studying and taking exams, and finally, get a diploma. Or so you think. When you go to enroll in college, you find out the diploma you got from the program that advertised […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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Feb
18
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18

Phony calls about health insurance

Robocalls can be more annoying than a lingering head cold. Recently, some people got robocalls that seemed to be about health insurance and the Health Insurance Marketplace, but the calls were a con. The callers were phishing for personal information. People who work in the Marketplace don’t make cold calls, and they never ask for […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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Feb
17

A year in debt collection

Making a plan is one thing. Sticking to it: quite another. During 2015, the FTC made a plan to address some new and troubling issues in debt collection. Throughout the course of the year, we stuck to that plan – bringing a record number of new cases, banning bad debt collectors, talking with industry, and […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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