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Beware of 'pump and dump' schemes

"Pump and dump" is one of the most common investment frauds, and it is fueled by the Internet and a carefully orchestrated sales campaign.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 12:23pm EST

Tags: Call for Action, Securities and Exchange Commission

Check out rebates and financing offers first

If you're in the market for a new car, make certain you're aware of any rebates being offered by the manufacturer.

Friday - 02/24/2012, 12:00pm EST

Tags: Call for Action

Insurance premiums

Is it really true that if you file a claim against your car insurance, no matter how small, the premiums will go up? The answer: maybe!

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Call for Action, insurance

Downsized products

What do Kleenex tissues, Oreo cookies and Dawn dishwashing liquid have in common?

Monday - 02/20/2012, 12:39pm EST

Tags: Call for Action

Spam: And the winner is...

Guess what country is at the top of the list for relaying spam?

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 12:08pm EST

Tags: Call for Action, spam

Taping phone conversations

If you are receiving abusive phone calls, you may be tempted to tape them. But it may not be legal.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 01:12pm EST

Tags: Call for Action

Beware of misleading percentages

Does two plus two always equal four? No, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 07:30am EST

Tags: Call for Action,

A popular insurance scam

Here's one fraudulent way to get rid of a car you no longer want.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 07:23am EST

Tags: Call for Action, insurance fraud, Coalition Against Insurance Fraud

A sport or a scam?

Spear phishing isn't a way of catching fish. It's a way of catching unwary consumers.

Friday - 02/10/2012, 05:43pm EST

Tags: Call for Action, scam

Stolen checks

You order checks from your bank but they never arrive. You think they were lost in the mail and order another set. Then you discover that your checking account balance is zero.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 12:04pm EST

Tags: Call for Action

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