Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military
November 10, 2016
Service men and women are, unfortunately, often the targets of scams. One con that preys on military members is predatory lending, when unscrupulous companies use false promises to trick borrowers into bad loans.
How the Scam Works:
You get an offer – via mail, email or even social media – touting mortgage refinancing just . . . → Read More: Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military
New DBO Veterans Handbook
On Your Guard
Buying a Home
Shopping for a Loan
Saving and Investing
Numbers to Call for Assistance
Review the new handbook: http://www.dbo.ca.gov/Consumers/brochures/veterans_handbook.pdf
To order free copies: . . . → Read More: New DBO Veterans Handbook
Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!
Benefits for Illinois Veterans
Burial Benefits for Illinois Veterans
Charitable Donations for Veteran and Military Families
Consumer Protections for Veterans & Military Personnel (WA Attorney General)
Housing Assistance from HUD
Legal Assistance for Military and Veterans’ Households
New York State Attorney General – Veterans Resources Guide
New York State Attorney General-Tips to Military Service Members And Veterans Regarding . . . → Read More: Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!
The IRS issued the following alert related to a phishing scam tartgeting the military.
IRS Consumer Alert
Taxpayers should be on the lookout for a new, email-based phishing scam now circulating that targets Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees. The email appears to come from Defense Finance and Accounting Services and displays a .mil email . . . → Read More: IRS Consumer Alert – Phishing scam targeting Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees