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Consumer Alert

Veterans and imposter scams

Carol Kando-Pineda

During the past four years, the FTC logged more than 378,000 reports from veterans — and nearly 161,000 were fraud-related.

Consumer Alert

Overpaid your utility bill? That’s probably a scam

Lisa Lake

You get a robocall saying you paid too much on a utility bill. To make up for this mistake, they say, you’ll get a cash refund and a discount on your future bills.

Consumer Alert

Hang up on spoofed SSA calls

Lisa Weintraub Schifferle

If you get a call that looks like it’s from the Social Security Administration (SSA), think twice.