Tax Season Is Here And So Are Telephone Scams; Here’s What To watch For
03/21/17 – 2:44 P.M The Putnam County Sheriff’s office wants you to be aware of scams this tax season. In a release, the department says that telephone scams increase throughout the country during this time of year. They often leave an urgent callback request and say that they have notified the police department or sheriff’s office of a warrant for your arrest. This is not the case. Here are the five tell-tale signs of a scam according to the Sheriff’s Office. The IRS…
Two tips to avoid new telephone scams
The new year presents new challenges and opportunities for everyone. While you may or may not have created a resolution list to tackle in the coming months
Tuesday Tip: IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam
Habersham County Sheriffs Office says they have been receiving a high volume of calls from concerned citizens that are receiving phone calls from people that are claiming to be with the IRS. These …
Telephone Scam Tips
Phone scam artists call potential victims and try to trick them into sharing personal information by posing as a financial institution, reputable company, government agency or organization that you recognize.
Telephone Money Scam Warning, How To Protect Yourself
Ojai Police are warning Ojai Valley residents of an increase in reported phone scams. The suspect(s) have been targeting elderly residents and posing as family members in need of large sums of money or an official calling on the behalf of the family
Activist warns state headed for $20 billion deficit
How to get invited to Sen. Cory Gardner’s regional telephone town halls
Sen. Cory Gardner probably won’t hold an in-person meeting with constituents, but there are telephone town halls in the works.
Sens. Warn FCC of Set-Top Proposal Impact on Smaller Operators
A group of senators, including members of the Small Business Committee and a couple of Democrats, have written FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to ask that the FCC further study the impact of its set-top box proposal on smaller pay-TV providers before proceeding to vote on a final order. Reply comments were due to the FCC on the proposal this week.
Decatur police warn of fake $100 bills
Decatur police said they've seen an increase in crimes involving counterfeit $100 bills with the Turkish word “GECERSIZDIR” in all-capital letters on the front and back of the bill.
Police warn residents about fake $10 bills
The Hueytown Police Department is warning residents and businesses about the circulation of counterfeit $10 bills in the area.
What no one warns you about parenting
I stared at the survey question, not sure I dared answer with the truth."What part of parenting did no one warn you about?" it asked.I slowly typed, "I don't always like my kid."I gasped and deleted what I'd written.Why would I say that? That's not OK to say about your child, my...
Tips for Senior Citizens to Avoid Telephone Scams
Scammers claim to be a police officer trying to help a senior's grandchild: don't buy it, experts say.
Orthodontists warn against uptick in DIY teeth straightening
Mar 10, 2017 Posted by In Health Tagged Health News iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Orthodontists are warning parents and patients of the dangers in the recent trend of at-home teeth straightening techniques, saying that in some cases these do-it-yourself braces can cause irreparable damage to your teeth The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recently reported that 13 percent of its member orthodontists saw patients who have attempted…
How to Identify and Avoid the Most Common Telephone Scams
Even though they may sound outdated, phone scams still run rampant. The US Treasury inspector general receives between 9,000-12,000 complaints per week. According to Princeton Research Survey Associates, "People over 50 are disproportionately victimized by telephone fraud." Make sure you and your loved ones know how to identify and avoid the most common telephone scams—like these.
Gold Prices Are 20% Above Fair Value, Warns Deutsche
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Top judges warn against reprisals for unpopular rulings
BOSTON — Two of the top judges in Massachusetts took issue Wednesday with recent criticism of the state's judicial system and individual judges,
Auburn professors warn students about the effects of overstudying
Sleep is one of the most underestimated factors when it comes to performing well academically, said Jennifer Robinson, associate professor in the department of psychology.
Tip warned FBI FL shooter might "explode"
(CNN) – A tip the FBI received in January about Nikolas Cruz, the Florida high school shooter, came from a woman close to him concerned he was “going to explode.”
Smart TVs might be watching you, senator warns
ALBANY — Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on federal regulators to put the brakes on the ability of hackers and application developers to gain personal information about consumers through
Law You Can Use: How to avoid falling prey to telephone marketing scams
You answer a telephone call. A marketer says her company can get you out of debt, save you from a problem detected with your Windows computer or extend your vehicle warranty. Or, a man says you have been selected to receive a discount on a great vacat