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Montgomery County Health Department warns citizens of COVID-19 Testing Scam

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department was made aware of multiple scammer calls that went out from the health department phone number today. The callers are contacting people to let them know they can receive the results of their COVID-19 test if they share their social security number.

The act of stealing a local or trusted number is known as spoofing.

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AAA says Don’t Be Left on the Ground without a REAL ID

 

AAANashville, TN – As consumers make travel plans for 2020, AAA is reminding them about another consideration: as of October 1st, 2020, they will likely need to present a different form of identification to board a domestic flight.

Beginning in October 2020, the accepted forms of identification for boarding domestic flights or for entering most federal facilities will be a current passport, passport card, military ID, or REAL ID-compliant state driver’s license.

Adult Travelers will need a REAL ID or Passport for Domestic Flights by October 1st, 2020. (AAA)

Adult Travelers will need a REAL ID or Passport for Domestic Flights by October 1st, 2020. (AAA)

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Urges Consumers To Be Wary of Scammers Ahead of New Medicare Cards

 

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN -With new Medicare cards slated to arrive in Tennessee sometime after June, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is warning Medicare beneficiaries to be wary of scammers who might use the cards’ pending arrival as an opportunity to fleece unsuspecting consumers.

Federal laws enacted last year required the removal of Social Security numbers (SSNs) from old Medicare beneficiary cards.

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New Medicare Card

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Warns Consumers About New Twist on Tax Refund Scam

 

Tennessee Consumer Affairs DivisionNashville, TN – With tax filing season underway, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is sharing a warning from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that cautions consumers about a new scam tactic involving erroneous tax refund deposits.

According to the IRS, the scam began with cyber criminals employing malware to mine client data from tax professionals’ computers.

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Clarksville Police Department Scams of the Day for November 14th, 2017

 

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.

Scam #1 – Victim received a call from the court house stating if she does not pay $670.49 due to a transaction associated with a financial institution payment a warrant would be taken out for her husband’s arrest.

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance says Beware of Financial Scams Aimed at Veterans

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division Office urge Tennessee’s veterans and their families to beware of financial scams that often make them the target of unscrupulous scammers.  

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Do’s & Don’ts in Wake of Equifax Data Breach

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – With over 3 million Tennesseans’ sensitive information exposed in a data breach at the credit reporting firm Equifax, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Affairs Division wants to help vulnerable consumers plan a course of action to protect themselves from scammers aiming to mine their data through bogus websites and phishing calls.  

According to Equifax, the breach lasted from mid-May through July and exposed the data of over 143 million Americans.

According to Equifax, the breach lasted from mid-May through July and exposed the data of over 143 million Americans.

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TWRA announces 2017-18 Hunting and Fishing Licenses to go on Sale February 18th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2017-18 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses will go on sale Saturday, February 18th.

Licenses are available at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional offices, license agents, on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org, and at the TWRA “On the Go App” and charged to a credit card.  

The 2017-18 licenses are valid through February 2018. License sales provide the primary funding for the TWRA, which does not receive any funding from the state’s general fund (i.e. state sales tax). The 2016-17 licenses expire February 28th.

2017-18 Tennessee Hunting and Fishing Licenses go on sale February 18th.

2017-18 Tennessee Hunting and Fishing Licenses go on sale February 18th.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says Don’t Get Swindled While Seeking Summer Pay

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – Summertime offers high school seniors and college students opportunities for short-term work while school is out of session. Unfortunately, this could mean some young people with little to no work experience are vulnerable to online scammers.

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs warns students and youth to use caution when applying for summer jobs online.

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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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