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Scam in New York City Urges Residents To ‘Pre-Register’ for COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 8 January 2021
Scammers are targeting New York residents with fake promises about early COVID-19 vaccine access.
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Is Cadbury Giving Away Hampers of Chocolate?
  • 10 December 2020
Another giveaway scam was circulated on Facebook in December 2020.
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Amazon and Apple Phone Scam
  • 8 December 2020
Experts warn consumers to be skeptical of email and unsolicited calls.
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Is Netflix Giving Away Free 1-Year Subscriptions Due to COVID-19?
  • 6 December 2020
Phishing scams have proliferated on the internet since the start of the pandemic.
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Amazon Prime Phone Call Scam
  • 2 December 2020
Readers beware: Prime customers report getting phone calls from scammers posing as Amazon representatives seeking...
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Costco ‘Free Grocery Box’ Scam
  • 30 November 2020
Making fraudulent promises about free holiday groceries as unemployment rises during a pandemic is a...
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Did Alex Trebek Run a CBD Oil Business?
  • 20 November 2020
Falsely tying celebrities to CBD oil sales isn't a new internet scam.
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Can You Receive a Second $1,200 Stimulus Check by Clicking Text Link?
  • 12 November 2020
The IRS warns that it will never send unsolicited text messages or emails.
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No, Chick-fil-A Isn’t Giving Away Gift Baskets
  • 26 October 2020
A post circulating on Facebook falsely offers a Chick-fil-A gift basket.
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kohls 5000 giveaway
No, This Kohl’s $5,000 Giveaway Is Not Real
  • 23 June 2020
Just another day at the "like farm."
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Free Southwest Tickets Scam
  • 16 June 2020
Southwest Airlines is not giving away free air travel tickets to those who share and...
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Is Starbucks Giving Away Free Frappuccinos to Anyone Who Yells ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Cafes?
  • 5 June 2020
Coupon scams often play on moments of crisis.
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