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FBI Issues Spoofing Scam Warning

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Last month, the FBI field office in Memphis, TN issued a warning that scammers have spoofed the FBI Nashville...
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BBB Issues Warning About COVID-19 Contact Tracing Scam

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of the Mid-South recently issued a warning about a COVID-19 contact tracing scam. Contact...
online shopping safety tips

10 Safety Tips for Online Shopping

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee According to the Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee (BBB), online shopping scams have accounted for 40% of scam...
Staying Scam Smart in 2020 from Council on Aging

Staying Scam Smart in 2020

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee As we start a new year, a new decade, here are a couple of concerns that you should keep...
cyber security travel tips

Cyber Security Travel Tips

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure this holiday season (or any time), cyber security should be at...
Council on Aging November Scam IRS Scam Letters

How to Identify a Fake IRS Letter

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee A few months ago, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reported complaints from people receiving fake letters supposedly from...
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Scams and Older Consumers: Looking at the Data

by Lesley Fair Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education The FTC recently sent a report to Congress called Protecting Older Consumers 2018-2019. The report suggests...
common medicare scams

Common Medicare Scams

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee It’s almost open enrollment for Medicare’s more than 60 million participants. As you consider the many options, don’t...
investment scams

Investment Scams Targeting Older Adults on the Rise

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Better Business Bureau issued a warning notifying citizens that investment scams targeting older adults are increasing. Of...
DNA Scam

DNA Scam Targeting Older Adults

from Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) issued a statement warning older adults that scammers may be using...