Don’t Be Fooled by These Tennessee Tornado Scams

Don’t Be Fooled by These Tennessee Tornado Scams

At least 24 people lost their lives while another 23,000 remain without power after a series of tornados ripped through Nashville, Tennessee, and the surrounding areas last weekend. People all over the nation have rallied together to help those severely impacted by the worst natural disaster the state has seen …

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FTC Sues Online Academy for Fraud, Gets Restraining Order

FTC Sues Online Academy for Fraud, Gets Restraining Order

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced in February that it “has sued the California-based investment training scheme Online Trading Academy” for using “false or unfounded earnings claims to sell ‘training programs’ costing as much as $50,000.” Misrepresenting a Patented ‘Strategy’ The Online Trading Company (OTA) considers itself the “leading provider of …

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New Investment Scam Leveraging Coronavirus Outbreak

New Investment Scam Leveraging Coronavirus Outbreak

It’s more than likely you’ve seen “research reports” or lucrative promotions bragging about opportunities to invest in companies that are working to find a cure for specific diseases and ailments. They often pop up alongside the latest news headlines, hoping to take advantage of investors looking to make some quick …

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Don’t Get Tricked by Wells Fargo Scam

Don’t Get Tricked by Wells Fargo Scam

It’s certainly not a good idea to ignore an email from your financial institution. Even if it’s just a “statement summary,” it’s important to verify the income and expenses associated with your account. If you receive an email from your bank, don’t disregard it. If you bank with Wells Fargo, …

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