Hurricane Harvey Scams: False Flood Insurance Premium Past Due Robocall

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has stated that homeowners and renters are getting robocalls telling them their flood premiums are past due. In order to have coverage for Hurricane Harvey, consumers are told they need to submit a payment immediately. Don’t do it. Instead, contact your insurance agent. The agent who handles your homeowners or renters insurance policy could be the same agent who […]

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Paramount Business Services LLC Telemarketing Scam

The operators of a telemarketing scheme that pitched phony business and grant opportunities have agreed to be banned from those lines of business under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, which alleged that they targeted seniors, veterans, and debt-laden consumers with the scam. Original Article: FTC According to an FTC complaint filed in October 2016, the defendants charged consumers hundreds or thousands of dollars and falsely promised […]

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