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Avoiding scams that target immigrants

Jennifer Leach
When there are big changes that lead to confusion, scammers prosper. Pretty much always. So, as Title 42, the pandemic-era law related to immigration, expired last week, the resulting “what happens
Consumer Alert

Investment scam targeting WeChat groups

Tiffany Smedley
A so-called investment opportunity reportedly took the social media platform WeChat by storm — and stole millions from the Chinese community in the U.S. A flurry of social media posts urged people to

Avoid Immigration Scams and Get Real Help

Are you looking for help figuring out the immigration process or filling out immigration forms? There are legitimate organizations that can help you, but there also are scammers looking to trick you
Consumer Alert

No new immigration relief yet

Emily Wu
You might have seen that the President recently sent a new immigration bill to Congress. What does that mean for you if you’re a non-citizen in the United States? Right now, the truthful answer is
Consumer Alert

Notarios are no help with immigration

Kati Daffan
Now and then, it’s helpful to remind ourselves of things we already know: Nobody legit will ever demand payment with a gift card. Dark chocolate is superior to milk chocolate. And notarios do not give
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Those (not really) IRS calls

Lisa Weintraub Schifferle
You’ve probably gotten one of these calls: They say it’s the IRS and they’re filing a lawsuit against you for back taxes. They may threaten to arrest or deport you. What do you do? Watch this video to
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Protect yourself against Medicare scams

Lisa Weintraub Schifferle
Still getting calls from people claiming to be from Medicare, asking for money or personal information? Watch this video about how you can protect yourself from Medicare scams: The FTC worked with