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Find out what scams are happening in your area

Scams affect everyone. And we mean everyone — your family, friends, and neighbors. Don’t believe us? Look at the data. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Find out what scams are happening in your area

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FTC orders Credit Karma to halt deceptive “pre-approved” credit offers

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FTC says Roomster posted fake reviews and misled customers about listings

When searching for a place to live — or a person to live with — honest and trustworthy information is vital. And reviews about platforms that can supposedly help you in your search should be, well, honest and trustworthy too. But according to the FTC and six states suing Roomster and its owners, the […]

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FTC sues company that sells consumers’ sensitive location information

For many of us, our mobile phone is a constant companion, with us wherever we go. It’s also constantly collecting information about us, what we do, and where we do it. And unbeknownst to many of us, once that information is collected, much of it gets sold onwards in a murky marketplace of data […]

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Peer-to-peer car sharing: A potentially risky side gig

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Did you hear about the student loan announcements? Scammers did, too

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It’s National Preparedness Month. Are you ready?

The 2022 hurricane season has been fairly calm, but we have a way to go. The season peaks in mid-September and runs through November. A lot can happen in that time, and not all hurricane related.  This year’s heat waves, wildfires, violent storms, and extreme flooding are proof that severe weather and natural disasters […]

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Cyberbullying and LGBTQ+ students

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Free COVID test scam targets people on Medicare

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As prices rise, keep an eye out for scammers

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