The big crime money right now seems to be in green energy scams, which target rich and poor alike.
Who Is It Targeting: Would-be investors, socially conscious consumers
What Is It: Bait-and-switch investment scams
What Are They After:…
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As the U.S. continues to struggle to meet the need for coronavirus testing, some scammers are beginning to call people and offer them free tests. Consumers should be on the lookout for these coronavirus testing robocalls.
Who Is It
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Scammers are coming up with a new way to come after consumers' money. They are posing as the World Health Organization as part of a World Health Organization grant scam.
Who Is It Targeting: Email, text and social media users
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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been postponed until next summer 2021. However, scammers will not postpone their attempts to target consumers through a series of tactics, including ticket refund scams. People…
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Be on the lookout for repairmen or sales reps that say they
can upgrade your service. It is probably part of a popular home service upgrade
Who Is It Targeting: Homeowners, renters
What Is It: Bait-and-switch scam that signs you…
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Individuals who are actively looking for loans online are reporting phone calls from scammers who are claiming that they will provide the target with a loan for an advice fee. This is all part of a Delta Finance loan scam.
Who Is It Targeting:…