Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

October 15, 2021 by The Senior Medicare Patrol Resource Center Lois C. Greisman, Elder Justice Coordinator, FTC Avoid Marketing Scams During 2022 Medicare Open Enrollment   During Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP), which begins on October 15 and ends...
Credit Reports Available Weekly

Credit Reports Available Weekly

By: Armco Credit Union & the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sept. 1, 2021 Free Credit Reports Available Weekly According to The Federal Trade Commission, in 2020 consumers saw over $3.3 billion in losses stemming from fraud in the United States. Butler...
Unemployment Fraud

Unemployment Fraud

By Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC June 3, 2020 Is a scammer getting unemployment benefits in your name? Editor’s note: This summer, Butler County has experienced a rise in unemployment fraud. Here are some resources should...
Online Shopping Retailers and Rights

Online Shopping Retailers and Rights

June 30, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Shopping Online?  Know your Retailer and your Rights COVID opened the door for scammers to double down on their worst practices, while preying on consumers during an unprecedented...
Online Shopping Retailers and Rights

Online Shopping Tips

June 18, 2021 by Alvaro Puig Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Ahh, summer. Ten sweet yet short weeks to enjoy some of your favorite traditions. Maybe it’s sipping lemonade on the porch or vacationing at the beach. Now that you think about it, you might decide to...