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10/30/2018 Asked to pay with a gift card? It's a scam.
9/29/2018 Beware flood cars following Harvey, Irma, Matthew, and Florence
9/28/2018 NC Secretary of State Warns Business Owners About Recent Letters
9/21/2018 Avoid tree removal scams during Hurricane Florence cleanup
9/11/2018 Watch Out For Price Gouging Scams During Hurricane Florence
7/31/2018 Don’t fall for email extortion scams
7/20/2018 Beware of phony arrest threats from the State Treasurer
7/6/2018 Vacation Rental Scams
6/21/2018 Scam Artists Target People in Bankruptcy Court Proceedings
6/5/2018 Scammer Tries a New Payment Method
5/30/2018 Don’t Let a Con Artist Steal Your Refund
5/23/2018 Moving Scams
4/26/2018 Distraction Scammers
4/16/2018 Internet Rental Scams
4/11/2018 As Tax Day Approaches, Feds Smooth Path for Tax Fraud Victims
4/5/2018 Blue Cross, State Health Plan Warn of Phony Calls
3/26/2018 This Warning of “Suspicious Account Activity” Is a Scam, Utilizing Landlines
3/21/2018 The Truth About Spoofing
3/8/2018 Consumer Protection Week
1/29/2018 Don’t Let Tax ID Thieves Make Tax Season Harder Than It Has To Be
12/28/2017 Beware Fake Cops, Kidnappers, and Relatives
12/20/2017 When You Give, Don’t Let Them Take
12/15/2017 Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams
12/12/2017 Timely Tips from a Trusted Team
11/29/2017 The scammer’s toolbox: wire transfers, prepaid debit cards, and gift cards
10/13/2017 Scammers exploit GenX issue, fears of unsafe water
9/22/2017 You Need to Know: Grandparent Scammers are Active, and Teaming Up on Potential Victims
9/8/2017 Worried You May be One of the Millions of Consumers Affected by the Equifax Data Breach?
9/6/2017 Latest utility scam dangles phony government assistance
8/29/2017 Make Sure Your Donation Counts
8/10/2017 Eclipse Tips
8/2/2017 Scammers don’t care about your eyes
7/21/2017 Be smart… and cautious… with “Smart” toys
7/17/2017 Working with a Realtor? Watch out for this Scam
6/20/2017 Scammers Dangle Tobacco Settlement Funds
5/17/2017 Veterans: dial carefully to avoid this scam
5/9/2017 About those Mother’s Day coupons in your news feed…
4/28/2017 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
4/12/2017 The rules have changed – learn how to tell a fake IRS agent from a real one
4/3/2017 Jury Duty scammers still working the phones
3/1/2017 Are you sure those tickets are real?
2/15/2017 New twist on IRS scam
2/3/2017 W-2 scam threatens employers, employees
1/31/2017 Don’t say “Yes” - Just hang up
1/30/2017 Protect Yourself Online