Getting scammed is not only irritating, it can be expensive! We help you spot the latest scams and tell you what to do if you’ve been scammed recently so you can recover as quickly as possible. Scammers are getting smarter and smarter about finding ways to take your money, so you have to be even smarter to avoid getting caught in one of these scams.
Sep 26, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Cybercrime is on the rise again. Make sure you’re financial accounts and personal data are protected by following best practices for preventing ID theft.
Mar 15, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Criminal identity theft charges have been brought against a San Diego jewelry store accused of illegally obtaining military service member MyPay PINs.
Identity Theft, Military
Feb 10, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Tax fraud scams are running rampant this year ahead of the 2015 income tax return filing deadline. Consolidated Credit offers four ways to stay safe.
Jan 18, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Consolidated Credits reviews the top financial scams of 2015 and offers some advice to consumers to avoid similar money fraud attempts in 2016.
Nov 18, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
Holiday scams can put a damper on your good cheer this season. Consolidated Credit helps you avoid scams so you can have a happy, fraud-free holiday.
Holidays, Identity Theft
Jun 04, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Consolidated Credit talks to former South Florida BBB President Brodie White to learn how to use the better Business Bureau to find reputable providers.
May 01, 2015 | Meghan Alard
The CFPB’s annual report shows debt collection remains the biggest thorn in consumers’ sides. It’s in your best interest to take action before charge-off.
Nov 21, 2014 | Meghan Alard
Law enforcement warns of a new tax collection scam targeting New York residents, where call center reps claim to be from the IRS and demand payment.
Oct 10, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Know the facts so that you and older relatives can be protected from scams targeted at senior citizens, like the recent Medicare telemarketing scheme.
Aug 27, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Scam artists stole millions of dollars from military members and other consumers. But they were caught. Find out how you can avoid being scammed.
Debt Collection, Military