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  • Western Union Claim Deadline is May 31

    Western Union Claim Deadline Is May 31 Important reminder: Consumers may be entitled to a refund if they were tricked into using Western Union to pay for prizes, loans, jobs, products and rewards that never materialized. The deadline to file a claim is May 31, 2018. The Federal Trade Commission is

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  • Consumer Tip: Look Out for Imposter Scams

    Consumer Tip: Look Out for Imposter Scams Imposter scams are one of the fastest-growing types of fraud. These scams come in many varieties, but they work basically the same way.  Someone calls you, pretending to be a trustworthy person. Their goal is not to help you, but to gain your

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  • Federal Trade Commission Raises Alarm About “Secret Shopper” Scam

    The Federal Trade Commission keeps a close eye on scams aimed at deceiving consumers. On May 16, 2018, the law enforcement agency’s website posted an update about a “secret shopper” scam that the FTC is seeing more often: “Scammers need a good story to get to your wallet. Once they

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