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Consumer Alert

Do Not Call registrations don’t expire

Amy Hebert
Someone pretending to be from the FTC is sending out fake emails telling people that their Do Not Call registration is expiring. The emails use the FTC’s logo and send people to a phony Do Not Call
Consumer Alert

Scammers can fake caller ID info

Andrew Johnson
Your phone rings. You recognize the number, but when you pick up, it’s someone else. What’s the deal? Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they are someone local
Consumer Alert

“One-ring” cell phone scam can ding your wallet

Colleen Tressler
Who’s calling now? That number doesn’t ring a bell. Hold the phone, says the Federal Trade Commission. You could be a potential victim of the growing "one-ring” cell phone scam. Here’s how it works