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Consumer Fraud Task Force
By: Tom
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Consumer Fraud Task Force

Recently members of law enforcement, consumer protection agencies, and your Tri-State BBB® met to discuss various scams affect members of our community, and we, in con...

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FBI Announces E-mail Account Compromise Scam
FBI Issues Warning About Fraudulent Online Advertisements
By: Jackie

FBI Issues Warning About Fraudulent Online Advertisements

Your BBB® has recently learned about a warning the FBI issued two weeks ago regarding false advertisements for high priced items. The warning was issued as a result of...

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Safe Holiday Shopping Tips
Old Scam, New Twists
FBI Launches Safe Online Surfing Challenge to Schools
New Online Game Teaches Cyber Safety to Kids
By: Jackie

New Online Game Teaches Cyber Safety to Kids

In an October 15, 2012 Press Release, the FBI announced a free new program that teaches cyber safety to kids.  Developed by the FBI and the National Center for Missing...

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20 Billion Lost to Investment Fraud in the Last Year
By: Michael

20 Billion Lost to Investment Fraud in the Last Year

A new FBI report shows an increase in investment fraud schemes, with victims losing more than 20 billion in 2011.  If ...

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