I-Team: 3 Ways To Avoid Becoming Victim Of Savvy, Sophisticated ScamsReports of romance, imposter and puppy scams have gone up recently, and, although they aren't new, they are becoming more sophisticated and successful.
Texans Urged To 'Exercise Caution' With Unsolicited Calls, Texts Or Emails On Winter Storm ReliefThe U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas said Friday, it is on alert for fraudsters seeking to profit off of the extreme weather in Texas.
WARNING: 3 New Scams Targeting COVID-19 Relief Payments“The volume is unbelievable,” said IRS Special Agent in Charge Mark Pearson. “This is historically the greatest amount of fraud we’ve ever seen.”
The Suckers List: Even If You Weren't Scammed, You Could Be On ItThe Federal Trade Commission says this year alone fraudsters have sent nearly 14,000 fake Apple or Amazon emails and phone messages phishing for your personal information.
As COVID-19 Vaccine Rolls Out BBB Warns Consumers Should Prepare For Influx Of ScamsThe approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. has many seeing the end of pain, suffering and needless deaths. But one organization is warning a lot of other people see the vaccine as an opportunity to steal from consumers.
Texans Warned To Be Leery Of Price Gouging, Scams In Wake Of Tropical StormsWith the approach of Tropical Storms Marco and Laura, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning residents to be leery of price gouging and scams that are seen during times of disaster.
Texas Ranks Fourth In U.S. Where You're Most Likely To Get Your Identity StolenWith a total of 73,553 identity theft reports last year, Texas ranks fourth in the country for states where you're most likely to have your identity stolen.
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No, That Isn't A Number Your Recognize - Texas Had Most US Robocalls In 2019Americans are being bombarded by robocalls and unfortunately Texas lead the nation with more than 6.64 billon calls being made last year in the state.
Ones For Justice Tackles Top Scams Of 2019 In North TexasIn 2019, consumers in North Texas reported losing nearly $350,000 to scam artists, according to the Better Business Bureau.
Better Business Bureau Warns Some Crowdfunding Campaigns To Help Midland-Odessa Shooting Victims Are Fake"We see fake pages on all the crowdfunding sites after there's any kind of disaster."
Beware Of These Scams On Amazon Prime DayAs Amazon Prime Day kicks off the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment details.
Fraud Takes Over As Consumers' Top Federal Trade Commission ComplaintConsumers lost nearly $1.5 billion to fraud last year -- about 40 percent higher than the year before.
BBB Says Biggest Scams Against North Texans Begin Over The PhoneVirtually all of the biggest scams start in the palm of your hand: phone calls claiming you missed jury duty, have unpaid debt or owe taxes.
Scammers Posing As Potential Employers On The Rise, Experts SayFinding the right job can be challenging enough, but now experts are warning people to be on the lookout for scammers posing as potential employers.