Posts Tagged ‘Scam’

DA Foulston Reaches Settlement In Marketing Scam

District Attorney, Nola Tedesco Foulston, is pleased to announce completion of an investigation involving a nationwide marketing company, US Work Alliance, Inc., a Georgia Corporation d/b/a Exam Services, and one of its principals. In documents filed with the District court, the District Attorney alleged the company violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act, by deceptively soliciting […]

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Recession spawning job scams

The sour economy is spawning more job scams targeting out-of-work Americans, experts say. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Tuesday that many job hunters are being approached with e-mail offers of employment. Invariably they ask for money up front. Consumer advocates warn they are likely scams, the newspaper says. The U.S. Consumer Protection Agency received several […]

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SCAM ALERT: Mail scam tries to get recepients to cash fake check from Veridian Group

If you receive a check in the mail from the Veridian Group out of Canada – know that it’s a scam! A 20-year-old from Frankfort was ready to cash in on $4,500…but his dad, Larry Hoffman, who works at the post office, knew right away that it was a fake. The bank claims to be […]

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Why the U.S. Government Prosecutes MLM “Scams”

I read the other day about Pyramid Schemes and Multi-level marketing. You may have been wondering what the difference is between them. Not much. But you should know that the U.S. government keeps an eye on these companies and they don’t mind prosecuting them. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says that MLM’s work like “pyramid […]

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Don’t fall for this scam!

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — A West Palm Beach woman, who asked not to be identified, and others across the country have fallen victim to the latest mail scam. The checks that go out look just like the real checks used by a Dallas based fiber optics company, but they weren’t sent by Galaxy Electronics. […]

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