Spotlight January 2019
- Category: Spotlight
From Consumer Reports:
IG Warns Public About Fraudulent Phone Calls Threatening Arrest or Legal Action
This warning from the Inspector General of Social Security describes fraudulent phone calls from persons claiming to be from the Social Security Administration.
What Does the Check Engine Light Really Mean?
This article from Consumer Reports can help you determine if there is a serious problem with your car.
Data breaches can sucker-punch you. Prepare to fight back
This article from CNET provides tips to help you develop a plan if you should become a victim.
Subscription Traps and Deceptive Free Trials Scam Millions with Misleading Ads and Fake Celebrity Endorsements
This study from the Better Business Bureau describes these scams in detail with examples.
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