Archives for March, 2016

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HonorSociety.org quote of the day…What is your purpose? #wakeupandwin

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Mar
30

Closing time for fake debt collector

It’s fine to play “let’s pretend” when you’re young; you can be an astronaut today and an inventor tomorrow. But grown-ups who pretend to be debt collectors and lie to get peoples’ money are headed for trouble. At the request of the FTC and the Illinois Attorney General, a federal court has shut down a network […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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FTC and states wrap up largest charity enforcement action ever

Last May, we told you that the FTC, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, announced a complaint against four sham charities. Children’s Cancer Fund of America and the Breast Cancer Society agreed to shut down, but Cancer Fund of America (CFA) and Cancer Support Services (CSS) refused – until now. Source: […]

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Mar
29

FTC sues VW over false clean diesel claims

Being green isn’t always easy. So when Volkswagen (VW) said it developed technology that greatly reduces emissions of harmful nitrogen oxides (NOx) in its TDI “Clean Diesel” vehicles, environmentally-conscious consumers responded favorably, and sales of TDI vehicles in the U.S. increased substantially. The FTC is challenging a number of claims VW made about its diesel […]

By FTC | Scam Alert
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Mar
28
Mar
28

In the end, it will be worth it. #taketherisk

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Identity theft protection – you can do it!

You’ve probably seen ads offering “identity protection” services. In fact, nobody can guarantee you won’t experience identity theft. Those services offer identity monitoring and repair — things you can do yourself, for free. If you’re open to being a do-it-yourselfer, here are some free and low-cost alternatives to buying identity theft protection services. Source: FTC […]

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Mar
25