NYC Official: You Better Watch Out For Scams While Shopping For The HolidaysNew York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin said scammers can be more active during the holiday shopping season.
NY Officials Taking Proactive Approach To Combat 'Granny Scams'Prosecutors in New York have launched a campaign where grandkids are being enlisted as virtual fraud fighters.
Experts: Scammers Are Exploiting Ebola FearsWith the death toll from the Ebola virus now having topped 4,000 people – including one fatality in the U.S. – consumer advocates have been warning of scams that take advantage of people’s fears about the disease.
Suffolk County Police Warn Of PSEG Scam Targeting BusinessesSome Suffolk County businesses have reported receiving a call from someone who claims to work for the utility company and threatens to turn off electricity unless immediate payment is made.
Officials: Scammers Using Social Media To Learn More About TargetsIt's called the "Grandparent Scam," but it can happen to anyone -- con artists claim a loved one is in trouble and deperatedly need money.
Fake Netflix Employees Play Role Of Villain In Online ScamIn the scam, Netflix customers receive an email or a pop-up directing them to a phony, official-looking log-in page.
Seen At 11: Phony Tech Support Scams Target Web UsersCBS 2 has this major warning about the latest cyber scam sweeping the Internet – phony tech support sites.
L.I. Couple Creates Brochure To Help People Avoid Hurricane ScammersAfter superstorm Sandy, bully insurance adjusters and unscrupulous contractors are just some of what Huntington resident Wendy Busby says the storm's victims can expect.
Experts Warn Of Scams Popping Up In The Wake Of Superstorm SandyNatural disasters always attract people who want to help, but they also attract criminals who seek to profit from people’s pain.
Rep. Steve Israel Warns Of Increasing Threat Of ATM SkimmingU.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) on Wednesday warned consumers of the serious and ongoing threat of ATM scams.
Ask Asa: Consumer Federation Of America Releases List Of Most Dubious OpportunitiesScams are everywhere, and on Tuesday the Consumer Federation of America released its list of the most dubious opportunities.
13 NJ Docs Charged In Cash-For-Referrals SchemeA major bust has resulted in more than a dozen doctors being charged with taking cash payments in exchange for patient referrals.