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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Warns About the Rise of Text Scams

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) logged a record high of 378,119 fraud complaints about text scams in 2021, up from 332,275 in 2020. Consumers lost at least $131 million due to text scams in 2021, with a median loss of $900 per person. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office

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Ten Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud – Prescott Valley Police Department

Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay [Editor’s note: This was posted on the Prescott Valley Police Department’s Facebook page, and the source is the Federal Trade Commission.] Spot Imposters – Scammers often pretend to be someone you trust, like a government official, a family member, a charity, or a company you do business with. Don’t

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich Issues Government Impostor Tax Collection Scam Advisory

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to be aware of “government impostor tax collection” scams. Con artists are posing as government tax collectors to collect money or personal financial information from Arizona residents. The scam starts with a letter from a generic federal, state, or local government tax unit, often referred to as the

Health

5 CBD Oil Scams You Should Stay Away From In 2021

Just a few years back, marijuana and CBD products were illegal. So, there weren’t many options in terms of products available for the masses. But then came the wave of legalization and research on the benefits they provide people. Today, it’s a very different picture since thousands of quality products are available and weed dispensaries

Taxes

IRS online tool helps families see if they qualify for the Child Tax Credit; one of three tools now available for the upcoming advance payments

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service urged families to take advantage of a special online tool that can help them determine whether they qualify for the Child Tax Credit and the special monthly advance payments beginning on July 15. Available exclusively on IRS.gov, the new Child Tax Credit Eligibility Assistant, launched earlier this

Opinion

Opinion – Cryptocurrency: For Better and Worst

The phenomenon of cryptocurrency is on its way to transforming the global monetary system. That’s not going to happen right away, or next year, or any specific time in the foreseeable future, but it’s here to stay. You might compare it to the advent of coins made of precious metals as the way to buy

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