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North American Senior Benefits

A company, North American Senior Benefits has mailed out $5 checks to people around Washington state along with offers for an interest-rate reduction program. (Aside from a press report I don't know what that offer is.) The company also offers a final expense life insurance product.  I'm curious to...

National Credit Bureau Scam

A “Jennifer Smith,” who gave left the number 714-464-8046 contacted an A1AA client claiming to be an agency on behalf of the National Credit Bureau.  She stated that the client owes back payments and threatened to have her arrested and take her to court.  When questioned by the client, “Jennifer...

American Community Survey Scam

November 20, 2014

Client claims that she has received a survey to fill out by American Community Survey. She claims that this survey is requesting Social Security Numbers, bank account numbers and bank names and other private information. She called the survey number (1-800-354-7271) and said she...

Social Security Scam to increase benefits

Information and Assistance has received a call from a client regarding a scam involving Social Security. The caller told people that if they pay $13.50, these people will help them petition their Congressman and Senators to increase their Social Security benefit by $800.00 per month.

Publisher Clearing House: Beware of Scam Calls

PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE:

Beware of Scam Calls

Publishers Clearing House (PCH) does NOT make or authorize outgoing calls to consumers to sell merchandise or magazines, or to solicit contest entries. Our major winners are notified by mail or in person (at our option) and we never phone ahead to...

Express Courier Gift

 

EXPRESS COURIER GIFT:

The scammer telephones potential marks, announcing that he had a delivery for them, then shortly thereafter arrives in a white van emblazoned "Express Couriers" on its side. (Express Couriers is a non-existent company.) After presenting them with flowers and wine, he would ask...

New Medicare Card Phone Scam

NEW MEDICARE CARD PHONE SCAM:

You answer the phone, and the unknown caller, often with an accent, claims to be with Medicare or another government office. He informs you that your new Medicare card is in the mail, and you will receive it in a few days.  In the meantime, you need to set up your...

Medicare Card Phone Scam

NEW MEDICARE CARD PHONE SCAM:

You answer the phone, and the unknown caller, often with an accent, claims to be with Medicare or another government office. He informs you that your new Medicare card is in the mail, and you will receive it in a few days.  In the meantime, you need to set up your...

Sweepstakes scam is one of many consumer frauds out to get you

The Sacramento Bee   sacbee.com
Sweepstakes scam is one of many consumer frauds out to get you

By CLAUDIA BUCK The Sacramento Bee
Published: Monday, Mar. 24, 2014 - 5:11 am
Last Modified: Monday, Mar. 24, 2014 - 5:19 am

 There were too many red flags, including the request to keep the prize letter "...

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