Tag Archives: scam

Bingo! Coronavirus scams are so bad, the FTC wants you to play this game

Here in Maine, we love a good game of bingo, but here’s a version you probably haven’t played before. There are so many scams right now, the Federal Trade Commission is trying something new to get people’s attention — SCAM BINGO. During the coronavirus outbreak, scammers are trying to take advantage of people who are scared […]

Heads-up!! Your Facebook account was not cloned

You can stop forwarding messages to your Facebook friends telling them “almost every account is being cloned.” This is a hoax. Bogus. Not true. It’s like a modern day chain letter. Facebook says there’s been no sudden surge in cloned accounts. But viral messages spreading in posts and messages suggest otherwise. Heads-up!! Almost every account […]

Warning: Powerball scam!

With Powerball players in 44 states ready to cash in on the largest jackpot in history, consumer advocates are warning that scammers will be looking to make money, too. Tonight’s winning numbers for the estimated $1.5 billion jackpot will be announced at 10:59 pm ET on WPFO FOX 23 and online, but the Better Business […]