Cell Phone Radiation Scams

Whether you call them cell phones, smart phones or mobile devices, it seems like everyone has one. According to the wireless telecommunications industry, the U.S. now has an estimated 300 million mobile subscribers, compared to 110 million subscribers a decade ago. The increase in cell phone use has generated concern about possible health risks related … Continue reading Cell Phone Radiation Scams

FDA Warns 10 Companies for Illegally Selling Dietary Supplements Claiming to Treat Depression and Other Mental Health Disorders

For Immediate Release:February 19, 2021 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced warning letters to 10 companies for illegally selling dietary supplements that claim to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent depression and other mental health disorders, in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The warning letters were issued to: Enlifta … Continue reading FDA Warns 10 Companies for Illegally Selling Dietary Supplements Claiming to Treat Depression and Other Mental Health Disorders

Doctors Around the World Issue Dire WARNING: DO NOT GET THE EXPERIMENTAL COVID VACCINE!!

Rumble — In an effort to combat Big Pharma Corporate Media and Big Tech censorship, doctors around the world are frantically trying to warn the masses of the devastating effects of the experimental COVID vaccines about to be mass injected into the unsuspecting public assisted by military forces around the world. What could possibly motivate these doctors, … Continue reading Doctors Around the World Issue Dire WARNING: DO NOT GET THE EXPERIMENTAL COVID VACCINE!!

Coronavirus Relief Continues for Housing and Student Loans

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, so does its financial impact. For people who need help with rent or mortgage payments, or have student loans, there may be some good news about the federal relief response. Renters — The temporary stop on evictions for certain renters now runs through March 31, 2021. The Centers for Disease … Continue reading Coronavirus Relief Continues for Housing and Student Loans

Facebook phishing campaign tricked nearly 500,000 users in two weeks

The hack should act as another warning that everyone is fair game when it comes to scams A CyberNews investigation into a malicious message on Facebook Messenger turned up a much larger phishing operation on Facebook that appears to have bamboozled close to 500,000 users on the social media platform inside of two weeks.  CyberNews says it … Continue reading Facebook phishing campaign tricked nearly 500,000 users in two weeks

More On Dating Scams So You Won’t Get ‘Catfished’

A Note: For those of you who don't know what a 'catfish' is, here's the definition. (No, it's not something you catch on a hook in water, lol) A Catfish is a person who sets up a false personal profile on a social networking site for fraudulent or deceptive purposes. You’ve heard of romance scams. … Continue reading More On Dating Scams So You Won’t Get ‘Catfished’

Beware of Dating & Romance Scams – Especially During Valentines Day

by Jim Kreidler, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Valentine’s Day is this weekend, so over the next three days, we’re talking about romance scams. Lots of people have profiles on dating apps to meet someone — maybe even more so in these virtual times. And many people have built successful relationships from an online start. But what … Continue reading Beware of Dating & Romance Scams – Especially During Valentines Day

Over 3 BILLION Emails and Passwords Hacked in Possibly the Largest Breach Ever!

Security analysts say consumers should protect themselves by changing passwords for every account Hacker harvest 2021 has begun. According to CyberNews, 3.27 billion unique pairs of emails and passwords were leaked on a popular hacking forum, aggregating past leaks from Netflix, LinkedIn, and other platforms.  The current breach, dubbed “Compilation of Many Breaches'' (COMB), doesn’t appear to … Continue reading Over 3 BILLION Emails and Passwords Hacked in Possibly the Largest Breach Ever!

Auto Recalls

Imagine walking into work one day only to find out that you’re the one person that your national company is blaming for a safety issue. Well, there’s at least one employee at Subaru who doesn’t have to imagine it.  Subaru of America has announced that it is recalling nearly 400 of its 2021 Outbacks and … Continue reading Auto Recalls

Health Insurance Scams Can Cost You BIG!

by Lisa Lake, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC In 2018, we told you about Simple Health, a group of companies that the FTC says tricked people into signing up for what the companies told them was comprehensive health coverage that met Affordable Care Act standards. Instead, people wound up with premiums as high as hundreds of dollars … Continue reading Health Insurance Scams Can Cost You BIG!