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Beware of Coronavirus Scammers

by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using...
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U.S. Army Warns of Draft Text Scam

If you receive a text from what appears to be the U.S. Army regarding the draft, it's a scam. U.S. Army posted the following on...
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Car Wrap Scam Targets College Students

by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If you have a car, you know how expensive the upkeep can be. Gas, maintenance, parking – the whole...
In the season of giving, scammers are trying to take as much as they can.

School Holiday Scam Targeting Local Businesses

From inFocus In the season of giving, scammers are trying to take as much as they can. We have received reports that a company called Sports...
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BBB Issues Warning About Online Retailer

BBB is warning consumers about products from POWR Co., an online retailer of cell phone accessories. Consumers report that the products are hard to...
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Scam Alert: Scammer Posing as Deputy

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) wants you to know about a recent scam that was reported to the sheriff's office involving a man...
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Car Decal Scam Targets College Students

If you or someone you know receives an offer to place an advertisement decal on their vehicle for compensation, beware. It might be a...
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DNA Scam Targeting Older Adults

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) issued a statement warning older adults that scammers may be using...
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Worshipers Targeted by Gift Card Scam

by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC We’re seeing a new spin on gift card scams. This time, scammers are pretending to be a pastor, rabbi,...
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FTC Shuts Down Student Loan Debt Relief Scheme

by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC It’s a staggering number. More than 42 million Americans owe a total of nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan...