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A new year for many is a time for a fresh start, but it also is the start of the tax season. While the actual due date for taxes seems far away, starting early can save you from headaches down the road, according to the Better Business Bureau. Scams also are common during tax season. […]

While minding your business at home, you get a call that SEEMS to be coming from your doctor’s office. You answer, and the person on the phone says they’re updating your records and need some information. Caller ID confirms it’s your doctor’s office, so you give them your name, date of birth and Social Security […]

The lines to get COVID-19 tests at county sites stretch for miles while finding at-home test kits in stores is like finding a bag of gold.Scammers have been hard at work to find ways at making a profit out of the need for testing. The Better Business Bureau of Orlando has been tracking them all.One […]

(Photo : by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images) Photo taken on October 18, 2021 in Moscow shows the US online social media and social networking service Facebook’s logo on a tablet screen. – Facebook on October 18, 2021, announced plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union to build the “metaverse”, a virtual reality […]

December 17, 2021 By Lily Bohlke – Public News Service Consumer advocates are warning Michigan residents to be on the lookout for possible scams this holiday season. They say some people take advantage of this time of year to pose as online stores or charities. Most reputable websites will tell you they have security protections, […]

Editorial Note: We earn a commission from partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect our editors’ opinions or evaluations. Gift card scams are on the rise—and they may be happening just feet from your place in the checkout line. In the first nine months of 2021, nearly 40,000 consumers reported losing $148 million […]

Breadcrumb Trail Links MoneyWise Canada Growing Money From distressed taxi passengers to fake brand accounts on Facebook, scams are everywhere Author of the article: Cameris / Shutterstock Article content More than $200 million will be lost to fraud in Canada in 2021, according to the Anti-Fraud Centre . That’s a shocking amount, but as long […]

Fraudsters are cashing in on folks’s fears {that a} washer or dishwasher breakdown will depart them out of pocket and conning them into signing direct debits that go on needlessly for years A 92-year-old lady (not pictured) was scammed out of £10,000 (inventory picture) ( Picture: Getty Photos) Callous chilly callers are fleecing the nation’s […]

Loads of shoppers are anticipated to whip out their wallets for offers this Cyber Monday, getting a leap on their holiday shopping amid supply-chain-induced shortages — although with cyberscammers additionally within the combine, authorities are cautioning consumers to look earlier than they leap. Greater than half of shoppers are anticipated to make on-line ship-to-home vacation […]

Provide chains are clogged. Retailer cabinets are sometimes empty. The put up workplace takes longer to ship the mail. And did I point out inflation? Costs have climbed greater than 6 % up to now 12 months, fueled by shortages of merchandise in addition to individuals to make and promote them.So how will you deal […]