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Get Your Money Back from Western Union!
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By: Andrew Erk

Get Your Money Back from Western Union!

Over the past few years, it is no secret that scams have become more and more frequent. One of the most prominent ways for scammers to take advantage of consumers is to ask for money transfers. Som...

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Mystery Shopper Offers Still A Problem
By: Tom

Mystery Shopper Offers Still A Problem

This past week I received a call regarding a mystery shopp...

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Advanced Fee Loans and Wire Transfers
By: Tom

Advanced Fee Loans and Wire Transfers

This past week I handled a call from a consumer who was applying for loans online.  The consumer received a call from one such lender who said that she needed to go to...

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Fraudulent Lottery Offers Still A Problem For Seniors
By: Tom

Fraudulent Lottery Offers Still A Problem For Seniors

According to an article in USA Today, seniors, age 55 –...

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BBB Partners with Western Union to Introduce BBB Scam Stopper
By: Tom

BBB Partners with Western Union to Introduce BBB Scam Stopper

Yesterday, the BBB and Western Union announced a new initiative in which both organizations have partnered to assist people avoid being defrauded.  According to the ne...

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Avoid Rental Property Scams
By: Jackie

Avoid Rental Property Scams

The Indiana Attorney General’s office recently warned consumers th...

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Beware of Unexpected Checks
By: Jason

Beware of Unexpected Checks

So you received a check in the mail that you weren’t expecting?  Beware.  I often talk to people who have received a letter in ...

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