Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

February 3, 2022 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education   Is a Credit Freeze or Fraud Alert Right for You? You have likely read many articles about reducing your risk of identity theft. Credit freezes and fraud alerts can help....
How to Avoid Scams

How to Avoid Scams

by Better Business Bureau April 30, 2020 10 Steps to Avoid Scams There are thousands of new scams every year, and sometimes, it’s challenging to keep up with all of them (we know, we try!). However, if you can just remember these TEN TIPS, more than likely, you...
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...