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The Federal Trade Commission Raising Awareness about Charity Scams

Across the nation, regulators and charity officials are joining together to take part in the first International Charity Fraud Awareness Week. Learn how to make sure your money gets to where it will really make a difference. To check out… Continue Reading

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Consumer Alert: Fraudulent Wire and Electronic Fund Transfers

The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) issues a consumer alert about Fraudulent Wire and Electronic Fund Transfers Criminals and scammers are posing as legitimate companies and/or professionals to convince consumers with fraudulent instructions to divert funds electronically (money wires… Continue Reading

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CFPB: Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach

If you were one of the many servicemembers and their families affected by the recent Equifax data breach, it is time for you to secure your identity. Thankfully, active duty servicemembers have special tools at their disposal, like active duty alerts or… Continue Reading

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URGENT: Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams to Apply for Refunds ***DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR REFUNDS EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2018***

URGENT: Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams to Apply for Refunds ***DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR REFUNDS EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2018*** California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today reminded Californians who were the victims of wire… Continue Reading

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Top Ten Scams of 2017

Top ten scams of 2017 Bogus Internet merchandise sales continue to bedevil consumers, top complaint list. In 2017, for the fifth consecutive year, the National Consumers League’s Fraud.org received more complaints about Internet merchandise scams than any other type of… Continue Reading

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AARP to Launch BankSafe Financial Exploitation Identification Training California One of Twelve States Selected for Pilot Launch

California financial institutions have an opportunity to be on the frontlines of combating financial exploitation in our state. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has partnered with more than 200 experts from banks and credit unions across the country… Continue Reading

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FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back

FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back Company paid $586 million to settle charges   The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers who lost money… Continue Reading

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The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend… Continue Reading