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Company said their COVID PPE was Made in the USA. They lied and are paying the price.

Dishonest companies will do just about anything to make a buck. Take the FTC’s case against Adam J. Harmon and two companies he controls, Axis LED Group, LLC and ALG-Health LLC. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Company said their COVID PPE was Made in the USA. They lied and are paying the […]

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Is that health insurance, a health product, or a scam?

Image <img src=”https://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/styles” /> Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Is that health insurance, a health product, or a scam?

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Don’t click on that random text. It’s a scam

Image <img src=”https://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/styles/” /> Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Don’t click on that random text. It’s a scam

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FTC Commissioners aren’t calling you — really

Scammers have been calling, pretending to be people from the FTC. While the names they use might be real, they’re actually scammers — some of them hoping to trick you into thinking they’re an FTC Commissioner. But they’re not. Whether the caller promises you a prize or threatens you with arrest — and even […]

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Back to school: Children’s privacy

Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Back to school: Children’s privacy

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Scammers target disaster victims. Spot their traps

Image <img src=”https://consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/fi” /> Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Scammers target disaster victims. Spot their traps

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FTC and American consumers win two cases against pandemic scammers

The FTC’s hard work pays off for American consumers. A few months into the pandemic, the FTC filed complaints against two online sellers — Glowyy and American Screening — which falsely promised fast delivery of in-demand face masks, sanitizers, gloves, and other personal protective equipment. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed FTC and […]

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Closing the door on home buying company Opendoor’s false claims

When you sell a house, you’re looking to get the most you can for it. What if a company promised you’d make more money selling it to them than you would on the open market? Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Closing the door on home buying company Opendoor’s false claims

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Payment processor’s sales pitches tricked small business owners

Today, people expect to swipe, dip, tap, enter, and use their credit and debit cards everywhere — including at small businesses, local shops, and neighborhood restaurants. If you own a small business, you’ve probably gotten a sales pitch for payment processing services. As the FTC’s case against First American Payment Processing and its affiliates […]

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Selling stuff online? Here’s how to avoid a scam

Selling stuff online can be a great way to make some extra cash. Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, and other sites attract a lot of buyers — and scammers. Here are some ways scammers try to cheat you and what to do about it. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Selling stuff online? Here’s how […]

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