Verizon Wireless Phishing Scam Hitting Mobile Users

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Is your mobile service provider Verizon Wireless? If so, watch out for a new phishing scam aimed at Verizon users. This particular scam is tricking consumers into giving out their personal data and information in exchange for a promised “bonus reward” payment of $54. Phishing scams are most common with email. But this particular phishing scam […]

Get Involved! November SMP Events


It’s hard to believe 2014 is coming to a close and November is here! Pledge to get involved with Wisconsin SMP this month and help fight senior fraud. Here are some ways you can get involved: Tuesday, November 4: SMP Presentation Where: St. Nazianz Nutrition Site, Manitowoc County Time: 12:30 to 1:00 pm Details: Led […]

Wisconsin BBB’s ShredFest Shreds Records


The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin is reporting that more than 41 tons of documents were shredded at their Shredfest events in Milwaukee, Appleton, Madison, and Manitowoc this month. The BBB also counted a combined total of more than 2,300 cars that participated in the event on October 4 and October 25. Attendees enjoyed the convenience […]

FTC Hosting Live Webcast on Medicare Fraud Oct. 29


On Wednesday, October 29, the FTC will host a FREE conference and live webinar that will discuss consumer fraud (including telemarketing fraud, which we know affects Medicare beneficiaries) and its effect on older adults, service members and veterans, low-income communities, African-Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans. The conference will take place at the FTC’s headquarters at […]