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Consumer Alert

Donate safely this Giving Tuesday

Rosario Méndez
Giving Tuesday is a great time to show your gratitude by donating to help others. But you don’t want to give money to a fake charity or scammer (any day of the week). Before you donate this Giving
Consumer Alert

How to spot and avoid common health scams

Jim Kreidler
As a caregiver for a family member with special health needs, you know that shopping, making meals, or just regularly spending time with someone who can’t get out much can profoundly improve their
Consumer Alert

Get the dog or cat instead of the scam

Jennifer Leach
This has been National Adoption Week for pets, and by now, thousands of dogs and cats might have new homes in the hearts of many thousands of people. But as the holidays approach, scammers know that
Consumer Alert

Communities thrive when we work together

Ami Dziekan
Every day dedicated community advocates work to improve the lives and protect the rights of people across the country. The FTC is proud of our work with the legal services community and we are excited
Consumer Alert

This week the focus is on charity scams

Rosario Méndez
Every year, charity regulators from around the word get together to raise awareness about charity fraud. The FTC joins this effort again this year because it’s so important to know how to spot a