Tag: scam

Who wouldn’t love to be that winner you see on TV holding a great big sweepstakes check? That’s what con artists are counting on when they claim to be Publishers Clearing House. This trick is an oldie but goodie for scammers.

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Consumers are reporting a new imposter scam — this time the callers are pretending to be with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). According to reports, the callers are telling people they may be entitled to money, and they are...

당신의 불만 신고는 FTC와 법 집행기관이 조사를 시행하고, 소송을 진행하고, 국제 사기를 예방하는데 도움이 됩니다. 만약 당신이 국제 사기 또는 국경간 사기에 대한 불만이 있다면, http://www.econsumer.gov에 신고하세요.

Report International Scams at econsumer.gov in Korean

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Have you gotten a call from someone saying they’re from a Chinese Consulate office? If so, you’re not alone – based on reports to the FTC and the real Chinese Consulates. But here’s the thing: it’s not a Chinese Consulate office calling. It’s a...

Vos plaintes aident la FTC et autres agences de protection des consommateurs dans leur mission d'enquête et de prévention des escroqueries internationales. Si vous avez une plainte au sujet d'arnaques internationales ou de fraudes...

사기꾼이 돈을 요구하는 방법을 배움으로써 사기를 알아채고 중단하는 방법을 알아보십시오.

By learning how scammers ask you to pay, find out how to spot – and stop – scams.

Scammers pretending to be with the FTC or with FTC refund administrators are calling, asking for remote access to your computer. It’s been reported that the scammers are calling specifically about the FTC’s Advanced Tech Support refund program....

We’ve heard that people are getting official-looking emails about the Western Union settlement. The thing to know is that you cannot apply for a refund by email. The scam emails we’ve seen ask for information about your Western Union transaction...

Ever get a chain letter in the mail or online? Then you know the drill — you send money to a person at the top of the list, then take their name off and add yours to the bottom before sending the letter to more people. If the letters keep going,...

By learning how scammers ask you to pay, find out how to spot – and stop – scams.

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