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December 2014 Red Flag Award Winner

By Scam Awareness | December 19, 2014

The December 2014 Red Flag Award goes to... the WBRE Eyewitness News team, which had a great "Scam Week" on their nightly news broadcast, exploring common scams in Pennsylvania. The area had noticed an uptick in scams and scammers, and the team at WBRE decided it needed to further inform its viewing public. Thank you for dedicating important time to these issues, and we hope this becomes a yearly occasion! READ MORE

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

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