|House alarms can’t stop scammers
by Cristina Miranda Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
We moved into our house and immediately installed an alarm system to keep us safe from the bad guys. But even the best house alarms can’t stop everything – like a scammer walking through your front door.
Archive | November, 2015
by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
The 2015 Medicare open enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. It’s the time when Medicare recipients can comparison shop and make changes to their plans. It’s also a time when scammers take advantage of older consumers with ruses like these.
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by Cristina Miranda
Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
Haunted by debt collectors? Here’s a chilling thought: some debt collectors are calling about debts that aren’t real. The FTC says a company calling itself “Delaware Solutions” and “Clear Credit Solutions,” did just that.
This week’s Fraud Alert features a news story about Medicare fraud and low income older adults, why the Census Bureau may contact you, and a warning about contractor scams.