Scam Alert Archive

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Date Scam Alert
08-14-17 Don’t Be Blinded by an Eclipse Glasses Scam!
03-15-17 Fake News!
01-30-17 Take Action on Data Privacy!
09-23-16 Yahoo Breach? Read This!
06-10-16 Ransomware Alert!
04-08-16 Beware of an Email Phishing Tax Scam from “The Boss”
12-18-15 Wise Giving: A New Holiday Tradition!
12-10-15 Put Down the Remote and Read This! You May be Entitled to Money!
10-08-15 Experian Breach Exposes T-Mobile Customers: What You Need to Know
09-23-15 You’re Invited to Scam Jam Bend!
06-23-15 AG Rosenblum Runs Nationwide Magazine Subscription Scam Out of Business; Settles Lawsuit for $3 Million
06-01-15 Hackers Target IRS Website — 4 Tips to Keep You Safe
05-15-15 Hackers Targeting Starbucks Mobile Users
04-22-15 You’re Invited to Scam Jam Eugene!
03-02-15 Attorney General Rosenblum Announces Top 10 Consumer Complaints List
11-14-14 Beware of Phone Scam Targeting Utility Customers
10-27-14 Oregon Attorney General and Sec. of State Announce Settlement to Protect Businesses from Deceptive Mailings
10-10-14 10 Ways to Avoid Moving Scams
04-30-14 Hit Delete on this Phony Email from “Ellen F. Rosenblum”
04-08-14 Hang Up on Fake Tax Collectors!
01-16-14 Watch Out for Phony Donors!
01-13-14 Watch Out for Counterfeit Ticket Scams
11-25-13 10 Tips for Safe Holiday Shopping
10-28-13 Hang Up On Credit Card Imposters!
10-01-13 You’re Invited to the Scam Jam!
09-12-13 Do you know how to distinguish a scammer from the real Cover Oregon?
09-05-13 Oregon Attorney General Notifies Consumers of MoneyGram Refunds
08-22-13 Watch Out for Medical Card Scams
08-08-13 Locked Out? Don’t Fall for this Locksmith Scam!
07-17-13 The Enemy At Home: Military Consumer Protection Day Calls Out Financial Threats To Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
06-11-13 DOJ’s Charity Legislation Passed, Eliminates Tax Deduction for Donors to Rogue Charities
05-29-13 Hang Up On Medical Alert Imposters!
05-28-13 5 Tips to Avoid a Timeshare Resale Scam
05-15-13 Walmart.com Phishing Scam
05-14-13 6 Signs It’s a Travel Scam
04-22-13 Door-to-Door Sales Spring Into Action!
04-16-13 Attorney General Urges Caution on Marathon Bombing Appeals
04-09-13 Beware: Internet Love Scam!
04-04-13 Watch Out! The Text Message Scam is Back!
03-27-13 Beware of Con Artists Impersonating Police Officers!
03-07-13 Grandparent Scam Alert
11-20-12 Holiday Online Shopping Warning
05-31-12 Watch Out For Bogus Text Messages
04-02-12 Bogus Tax Prep
01-19-12 Fake Foreclosure Review Offers
12-21-11 Card Services
11-22-11 Black Friday Survival Tips
08-29-11 Wells Fargo Phishing Scam
07-27-11 Green Dot Sweepstakes Scam
07-06-11 Computer Unsecurity
06-14-11 Fake FBI Emails
05-03-11 Fake Osama Bin Laden Footage
04-13-11 Fake Telemarketers Targeting Oregon Businesses
04-06-11 Epsilon Data Breach
03-15-11 Japan Disaster Relief And Video Footage
03-01-11 Smartraiser
02-10-11 Bogus Travel Emergency
02-03-11 Fake Debt Collectors
12-21-10 ‘Tis The Season For Scams?
12-10-10 Fake BCS Tickets And Travel Packages
10-06-10 Fashion Model Rip-Off
08-31-10 Timeshare Nightmare
08-13-10 Door-To-Door Magazine Scam
06-18-10 Beware Bogus Sweepstakes Letters
06-11-10 Con Artists Taking Advantage Of Medicare Rebate
03-18-10 Free Puppies
03-08-10 Phishing In Central Oregon
02-11-10 Don’t Fall For The V-Day Sweetheart Scam
01-25-10 Attorney General Kroger Warns Of Tax Preparer Scams
01-13-10 Watch Out For Haiti Earthquake Scams
01-06-10 Attorney General Kroger Warns Of Health Product Scams
11-25-09 Be Alert For Fake Civil War Tickets
11-23-09 Tips For Wise Internet Holiday Shopping
11-02-09 Grandparent Phone Scam On The Rise
10-14-09 Fake U.S. Census Scam
09-21-09 Fake IRS Stimulus Checks