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BBB issues Scam Alert, That deal on a Game Console may be a Scam

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – With many people shopping for gifts on a budget this holiday season, scammers are taking advantage of the demand for pricey gaming consoles by promoting fake deals on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 PRO, and the new PlayStation 5. Be sure to use caution when buying a console online.

You find a popular gaming console for sale online at a reduced price. Hoping to save some money, you research the seller’s website and find a few positive reviews. Convinced, you make your purchase via PayPal or another online payment method. You receive an email confirmation with shipping information and a tracking number.

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PayPal Approved to Provide Access to Paycheck Protection Program Loans

 

PayPalSan Jose, CAPayPal Holdings, Inc.?(NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced that the company is now providing access to small business loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program.

This follows approval from the SBA for PayPal to participate in the program as one of the first non-bank institutions.

PayPal is one of the first non-bank institutions approved to participate in small business loan program

PayPal is one of the first non-bank institutions approved to participate in small business loan program

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Offers Tips for Individuals Using Person-to-Person Payment Systems

 

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – Tennessee Consumer Affairs says sending and receiving money is easier than ever before thanks to electronic fund transfers, often called person-to-person (or P2P) payment systems.

Person-to-person payment systems, like PayPal, Venmo, and Zelle, allow consumers to link bank accounts, debit cards, and/or credit cards in order to send and receive money to another party via mobile and desktop applications.

Tennessee Consumer Affairs Division Offers Information, Tips for Electronic Fund Transfer Services.

Tennessee Consumer Affairs Division Offers Information, Tips for Electronic Fund Transfer Services.

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Clarksville Police Department Scam of the Day for September 12th, 2018

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

Seller Beware. A woman was selling a wedding dress for $1,000 over Ebay. She was contacted and the dress was sold through paypal.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Provides Tips to Avoid Craigslist Housing Scams

 

Use Caution to Protect Your Money and Your Identity

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – The population boom in cities like Nashville has many consumers turning to online housing websites such as Craigslist to find an apartment or rental home.

While these popular sites offer convenience for housing seekers, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs warns that they can often be a playground for identity thieves and scammers.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs gives Mobile Shopping Tips

 

Increase in Mobile Wallet Use Calls for Diligent Password Protection

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Affairs Division is reminding shoppers to make sure they protect their personal information when shopping from mobile devices this holiday season.

“Online shopping is becoming increasingly convenient due to a rise in mobile app use and the introduction of mobile wallets,” says says TDCI Deputy Commissioner Bill Giannini. “Unfortunately, with that ease comes a concern for the security of personal financial information.”

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Consumer Reports says 58.2 Million Americans had a Malware Infection on their Home PC Last Year

 

9.2 Million Fell Victim to ‘Phishing’ Schemes; Avast Free Antivirus, G Data Score High in CR’s Ratings of Security Software

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – The latest Consumer Reports’ Annual State of the Net Report found that a projected 58.2 million American adults had at least one malware infection that affected their home PC’s features or performance in the past year.

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Consumer Reports finds Hidden Costs in Cell-Phone and Digital-Wallet Payment Services

 

Survey finds Americans not clamoring to pay with cell phones just yet

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – While Americans are still using plenty of cash, checks, credit and debit cards to pay their bills, new electronic methods such as paying by cell phone or digital wallets are emerging. Before jumping in, consumers should be aware of the disparity in loss liability and consumer protections they offer, according to Consumer Reports.

CR’s latest investigation into these new payment options finds that banks and technology companies are jostling for a greater share of the $50 billion a year in fees generated by everyday transactions. Some services by PayPal, Obopay, Square, Zong, and FaceCash already allow you to pay for purchases with your cell phone, but so-called digital wallet services are scheduled to hit the market soon. «Read the rest of this article»

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Operation Hero’s Wish

 

Screaming Eagle rebuilds vehicle to fulfill fallen Soldier’s dream

Written by Megan Locke, Staff
Fort Campbell Courier

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – One Fort Campbell Operations NCO is spending all his extra time these days in the garage at his Clarksville home, bent over the engine of a 1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ.

For many that know Staff Sgt. Jason Axelson, assigned to the Installation Chaplain’s office, this scene comes as no surprise. After all, he is known as the “Jeep guy.”

His interest in the vehicle is what sparked his current project, which came about through a routine conversation with a secretary at the Family Life Chaplain’s office. She told Axelson about Staff Sgt. Charles Adkins, a 101st Sustainment Brigade Soldier and father of five children, killed in action April 16th in Afghanistan. The fallen Soldier had purchased a Jeep from an eBay ad in February,  and planned to rebuild the vehicle from the ground up with his 13-year-old son Garrhett upon his return from a year-long deployment.

Staff Sgt. Jason Axelson, Operations NCO at the Installation Chaplain’s office, deconstructs a 1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ at his Clarksville home, July 9th. The vehicle was originally purchased by Sgt. 1st Class Charles Adkins, an 101st Sustainment Brigade Soldier, to complete as a father-son project upon his return from Afghanistan. After Adkins was killed in action, Axelson decided to complete the project in honor of the fallen Soldier and his Family. (Megan Locke, Fort Campbell Courier)

Staff Sgt. Jason Axelson, Operations NCO at the Installation Chaplain’s office, deconstructs a 1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ at his Clarksville home, July 9th. The vehicle was originally purchased by Sgt. 1st Class Charles Adkins, an 101st Sustainment Brigade Soldier, to complete as a father-son project upon his return from Afghanistan. After Adkins was killed in action, Axelson decided to complete the project in honor of the fallen Soldier and his Family. (Megan Locke, Fort Campbell Courier)

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Help the Humane Society build a Straw Bank

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – Unfortunately, not all families heed our advice to bring their dogs indoors during harsh winter months.

The Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County will be collecting bails of straw this winter to help low income families provide warmth for their outdoor pets. Donating bales of straw is just one way you can help.

During Winter Months. Thousands of Dogs in Our Community Seek Warmth

During Winter Months. Thousands of Dogs in Our Community Seek Warmth

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