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“Like-farming” on Facebook

By Scam Awareness | September 8, 2015

Have you ever heard of "like-farming"? This is a new type of scam that has taken over many users' Facebook feeds, that begins with spreading a potentially positive message and then uses all the "likes" to spread computer malware or gather users' personal information. READ MORE

Pope’s Visit Creates Opportunity for Scam

By Scam Awareness | September 4, 2015

As anticipation grows for Pope Francis's long-awaited visit to New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo asks that everyone be cautious of potential scams that come with any famous visit. READ MORE

Old Scam, Same Story

By Scam Awareness | September 1, 2015

Update 9/1/2015: We've also been seeing this scam in Vermont. Recently, an old scam has resurfaced in Colorado but even if you aren't living in Colorado... this scam is old as time. Get the facts, so you don't become a victim of the jury duty scam! READ MORE

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