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3/21/2012
Tell Grandparents about Travel Plans: Here's Why
Ohioans continue to be targeted by the “grandparent scam,” where scammers pretend to be a grandchild in trouble and ask for money. During spring break season, the scam could be particularly effective.

12/21/2011
Trade secrets of a scammer
Using a name you recognize

12/21/2011
Scam alert: phony traffic tickets
Ohioans should beware of the “Uniform Traffic Ticket” scam, in which consumers receive emails stating that they have been caught speeding on camera.

12/21/2011
Stay safe, save money this winter
Being prepared can help save money in the long run

11/14/2011
Handling unwanted text messages
Be careful before giving out your phone number

11/14/2011
Trade secret of a scammer
Sending fake checks in a FedEx package

10/26/2011
Reporting wire-transfer fraud
Contact the Ohio Attorney General and the wire-transfer company

9/21/2011
Scam alert: advance fee loans

9/21/2011
Buying online? Beware of payment scams

9/21/2011
Scam artist hacks Facebook account, offers grant

Beware of online grant scams

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