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September 2015 Red Flag Award Winner

By Scam Awareness | September 17, 2015

The September 2015 Red Flag Award goes to... the Consumer Fraud Forum! The mission of the organization is to "provide the latest news, updates, insights and discussions on consumer fraud and consumer protection. READ MORE

Public utilities shutoff scam

By Scam Awareness | September 15, 2015

In Virginia Beach, the public utility company responsible with providing water and sewer services to the majority of the population has noticed an uptick in "public utility" scams. READ MORE

“Like-farming” on Facebook

By Scam Awareness | September 8, 2015

Have you ever heard of "like-farming"? This is a new type of scam that has taken over many users' Facebook feeds, that begins with spreading a potentially positive message and then uses all the "likes" to spread computer malware or gather users' personal information. READ MORE

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