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Viernes, Septiembre 30, 2022 Cada Vez que ocurre un desastre como el huracán Ian, los estafadores buscan estafar a la gente. Antes de que llegue un huracán, muchas veces escuchamos sobre precios excesivos para productos como alimentos, agua, comestibles, generadores y otros suministros de emergencia. Después de que pasa el huracán, nuestra oficina muchas veces […]

Friday, September 30, 2022 Whenever a disaster like Hurricane Ian strikes, scammers look to rip people off. Before a hurricane strikes, we often hear about excessive pricing for products such as food, water, groceries, generators, and other emergency supplies. After the hurricane passes, our office often receives complaints about tree removal and disaster clean up […]

Martes, 29 de septiembre de 2022 Nuestra oficina ha recibido informes de estafas telefónicas en las que las personas que llaman afirman representar al Departamento de Justicia de Carolina del Norte y otras agencias y funcionarios gubernamentales. Recuerde: Los funcionarios del gobierno estatal no se comunicarán con usted por mensaje de texto o por teléfono […]

Friday, September 16, 2022 Our office has received reports of phone scams in which callers claim to represent the North Carolina Department of Justice and other government agencies and officials. Remember: state government officials will not reach out to you via text or phone to threaten you with arrest or ask for your personal information. […]

Friday, September 9, 2022 Our office has learned of a scam targeting Mecklenburg County residents by telling them they’re missing a court date. The scammer calls from 704-228-9701 and impersonates a Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Deputy to trick victims into giving them their personal or financial information. Scammers often scare their victims by telling them they’re […]

Friday, September 2, 2022 Federal law enforcement agencies are alerting parents about an important issue impacting children: sextortion schemes. Sextortion occurs when a person contacts a minor online, often on gaming systems, apps, or social media. Predators pose as young people and manipulate their targets into sending intimate photos or engaging in sexually explicit activity […]

Lunes, Agosto 29, 2022 La semana pasada, el gobierno federal anunció grandes cambios en el pago y el alivio de los préstamos estudiantiles, y los estafadores buscan aprovecharlos. El gobierno planea cancelar hasta $20,000 en préstamos federales para estudiantes por prestatario y extender la pausa de pagos de los reembolsos de préstamos federales para estudiantes […]

Monday, August 29, 2022 Last week, the federal government announced big changes to student loan repayment and relief, and scammers are looking to take advantage. The government plans to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loans per borrower and extend the payment pause on federal student loan repayments through the end of the year. […]

Friday, July 29, 2022 Our office has been notified of a recent surge in scam calls to North Carolinians. These scammers pose as hospital employees and attempt to steal personal information or money from unsuspecting patients and caregivers. Follow the tips below to protect your personal information and keep your hard-earned money safe. Don’t rely […]

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Our office has received reports of scammers going door-to-door in neighborhoods, posing as maintenance workers or salespeople. Be aware of activity in your neighborhood and remain cautious. Don’t open the door if you don’t know the visitor, and if you’re concerned for your safety, please contact local law enforcement immediately. Here […]