FraudSource: A Portal for Protection

FraudSource: A Portal for Protection

Consumer fraud has become the Federal Trade Commission’s number one reported complaint for 2018, according to the agency’s Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book released to the public in February 2019. The ‘sentinel,’ as the data book has been coined, houses every reported complaint to the FTC each calendar year and is readily accessed by law enforcement but only available to the public in the next calendar year.

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Phishing Schemes Target Seniors

Phishing Schemes Target Seniors

If you’re a senior, there’s an army of criminals targeting you and estimates from the Federal Trade Commission say one in five seniors fall victim to their fraud operations. The scams come in a variety of flavors. Using “social engineering” methods and sophisticated online data-phishing techniques, the scammers see one thing when they contact a Little Old Lady From Pasadena – a ready victim. Experts estimate, in New York state alone, a half-million New York…

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