Scammers exploit the confusion over new health insurance law

One of the more controversial and confusing provisions of the law, and one that con artists might try to exploit, is the provision that requires most Americans to maintain “minimum essential” health insurance coverage. A just-released Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that about half of respondents do not understand how the law will affect their […]

Little understanding of health-care law opens door for scams, government says

“This is the huge, new government program. There’s no doubt in my mind that the fraudsters view it as an opportunity to rip people off,” said Lois Greisman, associate director for the Federal Trade Commission’s division of marketing practices. The FTC already has issued a consumer alert about one telemarketing scheme, in which impostors claiming […]

Scammers fake to be veterans charities

By  Jeb Phillips The Columbus Dispatch Sunday Jun 23, 2013 6:32 AM According to a people who were scammed, John Hargrove’s write representation sounded sincere: “This is John with Ohio Veterans Source. You have been inexhaustible in a past giving to veterans, and we was wondering if we could assistance out again. It means so […]

Scam warning: Bogus Boston Marathon charities

As military and a FBI try to find a people obliged for Monday’s bombings during a Boston Marathon, consumer watchdog groups are warning of a intensity delegate attack: fraudulent charities looking to take your money. Scammers have been famous to set adult feign gift websites after comfortless events and healthy disasters, many recently Superstorm Sandy […]

Beware of feign charities that feat inhabitant tragedy on Internet – Wicked Local

In a arise of Monday’s bombing during a Boston Marathon, Scambook, a Internet’s heading censure fortitude platform, cautions a open to watch out for feign charities run by criminals who feat inhabitant tragedy around a Internet. Over a dozen gift domains were purebred in regards to Boston with names like “”, “” and “”.   To […]