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November 2014 Red Flag Award Winner

By Scam Awareness | November 4, 2014

The November 2014 Red Flag Award goes to... National Consumers League's online resource, Fraud.org! Fraud.org and NCL both help to amplify information about common scams and sends out warnings to consumers about new and noteworthy scams. From its site: "Fraud.org is a project of the National Consumers League (NCL), a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, was founded in 1899 to promote the interests of consumers and workers in the United States and abroad. Over its 113-year history, NCL staff have dedicated themselves to this mission through investigation, public interest advocacy and consumer education." READ MORE

October 2014 Red Flag Award Winner

By Scam Awareness | October 10, 2014

The October 2014 Red Flag Award goes to... the Scam Detector App, which is a smartphone app for reporting scams and sharing them with other users! READ MORE

September 2014 Red Flag Award Winner

By Scam Awareness | September 9, 2014

The September 2014 Red Flag Award goes to... Consumers Union! Very often, this organization posts scam warnings to its social media channels, which have large followings, and reach a lot of people. From its website: "Consumers Union is the policy and action division of Consumer Reports. We work with our million plus activists to pass consumer protection laws in states and in Congress. We hammer corporations that do wrong by their customers, and encourage companies that are heading in the right direction." READ MORE

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