Scams and Alerts

From a loan offer to a price notification - how do you know if it’s the “real deal” or a scam?

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Red Flags of a Scam

  • It sounds too good to be true.
  • You're asked to pay money to receive a prize.
  • Pressure to act immediately
  • Insistence you pay via gift cards, prepaid cards, wire transfer or cryptocurrency

What to Do if You've Lost Money in a Scam

It may be difficult to get your money back once it’s in the hands of a scammer, but here are some steps you can take to boost your chances of recovering your funds.

Loan Scams

Consumers with poor credit and are seeking loans should be careful not to fall victim to an advance fee loan scam. Beware of ads or make telemarketing calls offering guaranteed loans regardless of one's credit history.

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