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Protecting mobile devices from theft

In July, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Consumer Advisory titled, “Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Device from Theft,” which urges consumers to record mobile device identification information “before you go out.”

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

ID thefts remain top consumer complaints for 2013

Identity theft complaints once again are the top consumer complaints for 2013, as published in the “Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2013.”

March 29, 2014 12:00 am

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Federal website, agency helps seniors and their families, caregivers

The Eldercare Locator,, is a website designed to offer information to seniors, their families, and the caregivers of older adults.

October 26, 2013 12:00 am

FTC advises on how to get better deals

The Federal Trade Commission offers shopping tips to help consumers get better deals.

September 20, 2013 12:56 pm

Bank website can help customers with many concerns

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Comptroller of the Currency is responsible for regulating national banks and federal savings associations.

August 16, 2013 2:33 pm

AG Zoeller joins international sweep on travel scams, files state lawsuits

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said travel-related scams have heated up and so have state and federal enforcement efforts to crackdown on violators.

June 11, 2013 1:51 pm

Beware mailings that offer copies of deeds

In a Dec. 3, 2012, email alert, the Indiana Attorney General cautions Hoosiers to be wary of mailings offering copies of property deeds “for an excessive fee.”

December 29, 2012 12:00 am

Attorney General warns of telephone computer repair offers

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is warning Hoosiers to be wary of telephone offers to fix virus-infected computers.

July 24, 2012 3:00 pm

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Wiring money overseas

The Federal Trade Commission, in cooperation with the Appleseed Foundation, has issued a Consumer Alert on sending money to family and friends overseas.

July 07, 2012 12:00 am
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