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New FTC Phone Scams

Consumers know the Federal Trade Commission as the government agency that tracks and prosecutes scammers and protects consumers.  The agency was created in 1914 to protect consumers and prevent forced business monopolies. The New Scams Scammers have begun to use the name of the FTC as a way to target new victims. Thieves pose as

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How to Avoid Phone Scams

Avoiding phone scams can be difficult. Thieves trick people to get personal information. It is more difficult than ever to detect phone scams by the phone number, either landline or mobile phone. Criminals often use VoIP or Internet phone numbers that are untraceable. Cell phone users can avoid most scams by using caller ID or

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