Solved: License Plate Mix-Up

Our partners at WBZ in Boston report on the successful resolution their I-Team’s Call For Action was able to achieve for a consumer trying to sell her car.  Trying to trade in her car for a new model, she was surprised when the dealer offered her a fraction of...

The many ways fraudsters can use your insurance against you

In this Of Consuming Interest interview, Jim Quiggle with the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud describes how crooks are using the new Medicare cards to defraud consumers, as well as the continuing menace of medical identity theft, which can cost lives, as well as...

Protect Your Kids from Synthetic ID Theft

September 1st is Child ID Theft Awareness Day. Last year, more than 1 million children became victims of ID theft, and children are more susceptible to a new kind of ID theft — synthetic identity theft. The FTC calls synthetic identity fraud the fastest-growing...

Tips to Protect Your Phone from Hackers

Experts estimate that 1 in 4 phones will face a hacking attempt every month.  Tahesha Moise and our partners at WFMY in Greensboro, North Carolina provide some tips on how to protect your phone from hackers and keep your personal data safe. Ads shown are chosen by the...

Solved: Call For Action Volunteers Help Erase $274,000 Tax Debt

Thanks to a Call for Action volunteer with the Indianapolis Star an 83-year-old Indianapolis woman can finally rest easy after months of fear that she owed hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes.  The woman initially thought it was a scam when she was told she...

Scammer Calls Posing as Delivery Company

Our partners at KKTV in Colorado Springs report on a telephone scam that a former Call For Action volunteer was able to catch.  A caller claiming to be FedEx called the former volunteer, indicating that they were trying to deliver a package from her, and asking her to...