Posted: 01 May 2004

Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Federal law requires that commercial email senders must clearly identify their email as solicitations or advertisements. Such email must contain a legitimate return email address and the sender's postal address.

Posted: 01 Mar 2006

800 and International Phone Number Scams

If you believe all 800-numbers are free, beware. Some 800-numbers provide information or entertainment that costs money. And, more and more consumers are being charged for these calls on their telephone bills, often unlawfully.

Posted: 14 Jul 2014

Mobile Apps

Mobile apps have become extremely popular with smartphone, tablet, and mobile device users. People all around the world download apps daily for everything from finding a restaurant, checking movie times, playing games, or reading books, to more serious things like mobile banking, managing accounts, checking stocks, etc. With more and more apps added daily, it’s important to know how mobile apps work and what you are agreeing to when you click that install button.

Posted: 02 Feb 2017

Money Transfer Services

Many people use money transfer services as a convenient way to get funds to someone you know. Scammers know that money transfers are a quick way for them to get money without detection. Find out some common scams crooks use money transfer services for and how to avoid them.