Scams

Imposter Scam Calls Again Top FTC's Consumer Complaint List

Imposter Scam Calls Again Top FTC's Consumer Complaint List
Members Public

Most American adults are on the list, but with little apparent effect

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Scams
Pawn Lenders Overcharged Military Consumers, Complaint Alleges

Pawn Lenders Overcharged Military Consumers, Complaint Alleges
Members Public

Loans to service members are capped at 36% but the law is often ignored

News Desk
Scams
Student Debt Scheme Netted $31 Million, Feds Charge

Student Debt Scheme Netted $31 Million, Feds Charge
Members Public

Payment processor collected money for phony debt relief programs, FTC alleges

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Money
Mortgage 'Rescue' Makes a Bad Situation Worse

Mortgage 'Rescue' Makes a Bad Situation Worse
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If you have to pay for mortgage rescue assistance, it's not worth it

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Homeowners
Consumers Who Paid for 'Funding' Getting Refunds

Consumers Who Paid for 'Funding' Getting Refunds
Members Public

There are no free shortcuts to starting a business

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Scams
Scam Artists Will Renew Your Faith in Human Ingenuity

Scam Artists Will Renew Your Faith in Human Ingenuity
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Floods, fires, hurricanes, wars - they're all profit opportunities for scam artists.

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Scams
Alleged Robocaller Faces $5 Million Fine for Calls to Voters

Alleged Robocaller Faces $5 Million Fine for Calls to Voters
Members Public

A pair of right-wing Washington lobbyists allegedly called prospective voters and warned them against voting by mail.

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Scams
You Got an Email from the FTC Chair? Sorry, It's a Scam

You Got an Email from the FTC Chair? Sorry, It's a Scam
Members Public

No, the FTC chair didn't send you an email offering you Coronavirus relief funds

James R. Hood
James R. Hood
Scams