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5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

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9/11 Imposter Scams on the Rise

Posted: 6/27/2018

9/11 Imposter Scams on the Rise

Imposter scams have become a huge issue in today’s society. With advanced technology, scammers can mask their identity making it appear that they are calling from legitimate agencies and organizations. Most recently, reports have circulated regarding calls from individuals pretending to be with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). ...Read more

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Scam Watch: “Can You Hear Me Now?”

Posted: 3/28/2017

Scam Watch:  “Can You Hear Me Now?”

Consumers nationwide have reported receiving robocalls asking, "Can you hear me now?". The calls are a scam. The caller is really a recording who may claim to have trouble with their headset, may speak unclearly or fast, and then ask if the other party on the call can hear them. The scammers record the call and have a recording of the party on the call saying "Yes". ...Read more

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