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Tennessee Consumer Affairs warns Utility-funds Scams are gathering Steam and Victims, Don’t be Next


Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – Have you been contacted by someone claiming to be from your utility company, promising the U.S. government will aid your payments through specially approved funds? The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Division of Consumer Affairs warns utility consumers to be on guard: Your personal information is at risk. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says Swerve Past Scams involving Extended Vehicle Warranties


Tennessee Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – Have you received a letter in the mail warning that your car warranty is about to expire, despite the fact that your warranty expired three years ago? Although the letter may look like it is being sent from your car dealer or manufacturer, it could be a scam.

Consumers who receive mail or phone calls warning that their car warranty is about to expire should be skeptical. «Read the rest of this article»

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Don’t be Scammed by Cyber Criminals


Internal Revenue Service - IRSWashington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service receives thousands of reports each year from taxpayers who receive suspicious emails, phone calls, faxes or notices claiming to be from the IRS. Many of these scams fraudulently use the IRS name or logo as a lure to make the communication appear more authentic and enticing.

The goal of these scams – known as phishing – is to trick you into revealing your personal and financial information. The scammers can then use your information – like your Social Security number, bank account or credit card numbers – to commit identity theft or steal your money.

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Phone call phishing scam targeting Montgomery County


scamThere appears to be a phone scam at work targeting Montgomery County residents. The scam involves a long distance phone call being made to a local number. This is an automated response call informing the recipient that their F&M Bank account is in jeopardy and directing the resident to push “1” or say “Yes” to receive more details. Pressing “1” transfers the called party another automated response setup that asks for a credit card or ATM card account number. At this point, it’s best to just hang up your phone. «Read the rest of this article»

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