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Bad Typing Skills Can Get You Scammed

  Typos.  At best, they are an embarreeesmint!  At worst, making a typo when you enter a website name into your browser, may just get you scammed. It’s called a typo-squatting scam. A recent report stated that more than 12 million web users have fallen victim to the typo-squatting scam in the first 3 months…

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WARNING – Tax Scams on the Rise

The Denver District Attorney’s Office is offering tips and warnings as the 2018 income tax preparation season begins its busiest month. “Filing day is fast approaching, but while citizens are busy gathering their documents, receipts, bank records and other information, identity thieves are also busy, scheming of ways to get citizens’ tax refunds and steal…

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Western Union Refunds Scam Alert

Please be aware the of this most recent scam regarding Western Union refunds. Fortunately the FTC is alerting the public.  As a general reminder, NEVER give any personal information to anyone who has reached out to you via phone, email. March 22, 2018 by Karen Dodge Staff Attorney, Midwest Region, FTC We’ve heard that people…

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I Just Called to Say I Love You… And to Take Your Money

Looking for love?  There are plenty of people that have found meaningful long-term relationships via online dating.  But with every aspect of technology that makes our lives easier, that same technology is making it easier for fraudulent lovers to pull off one of the fastest growing internet scams. According to the FBI, romance scams, also known…

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