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Watch out for winter scams

Seasonal scams use colder temperatures and winter weather to try to take advantage of North Carolina consumers. Learn how to spot power cut off scams and how to avoid fraud that follows snow and ice storms. If you spot a winter weather scam, file a complaint with our office.


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Resolved to join a gym?

Check out our tips if your New Year’s resolution involves joining a gym or health club to get in shape. Many consumers join a gym only to be unhappy with their choice. Health clubs can also close unexpectedly, leaving members in the lurch. Learn what to look for in a gym and what to do if yours closes.


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Protect kids from identity theft

A new state law gives parents and guardians the ability to freeze credit reports for all children under age 16. Learn how to use this new tool to protect kids from identity thieves racking up debts in their names.


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Protect yourself after a security breach

A security breach can put you at greater risk of identity theft. If you get notified that your personal financial information has been lost or stolen, follow our tips to protect yourself.


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