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Love is Blind- Make Sure You Wear Glasses

Make sure all they want to steal is your heart...

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USB Charger Scam a/k/a Juice Jacking

Beware of charging cords in your hotel room or in the airport. Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office warns a free charge on your electronic device could end up draining your bank account. Juice jacking happens when an unsuspecting user plugs their electronic devices into a USB port or USB cables that are loaded with malware. People don’t see this scam coming, however, if it is too good to be true, it probably is. This scam uses malware that infects the device giving hackers a way in. They can then read your export data, including your passwords. Rather than use any available charger, you should always carry your own charging device, only charging directly from an electrical outlet and using portable batteries that were bought from known venders. The scam is similar to scammers, who steal debit card numbers by putting illegal card readers or skimmers on ATMs. Don’t let the Grinch steal your holiday season.

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Call It Spoofing Or S-BOO-fing It's No Treat

"Sometimes spammers use spoofed numbers for robocalls..."

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This is What a Social Security Scam Sounds Like

Be cautious of a new social security scam targeting the elderly and the vulnerable...

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Grandparent Scam

Beth McCann, the Denver District Attorney, recently sent out this Consumer Advisory newsletter with information about the "Grandparent Scam".  Click here to read the newsletter

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There's No Such Thing As a Free Lunch

Mitch Morrissey, the Denver District Attorney, recently shared the attached Consumer Advisory on There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

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The Grandparent Scam

Mitch Morrissey, the Denver District Attorney, recently issued this July, 2014 Consumer Advisory warning against a Grandparent Scam.

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