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Bloomington Beware! – Drowning In Passwords

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How can anyone remember all the usernames and passwords we need these days? Perhaps the answer has been with us all along!

Bloomington Beware! – ID Theft Apathy

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Identity theft is not just increasing, it’s exploding…and people are starting to think it’s inevitable. That’s not true. The facts are getting to be pretty terrifying, but there ARE things you can do to protect your name, your money, your family, and your future.

Bloomington Beware! – New Wrinkles

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Fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to rip you off, and here are some of the weirdest and scariest scams that have popped up recently.

Bloomington Beware! – Vacation Scams

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Going away to have some fun? Don’t let a dream vacation become a nightmare. Here are some tips on the latest ways fraudsters are trying to separate you from your money when you’re traveling.

Bloomington Beware! – RFID

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Radio Frequency ID is now coming into use in America, and a woman in Georgia has already had her identity stolen…just by hugging a stranger. Here’s what we know about the danger, and what you can do about it.

Bloomington Beware! – Making Contact

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Scammers get in touch with you in different ways, but they’re always after the same thing: your money. Here are three classic and timely examples.

Bloomington Beware! – Viva Las Vegas

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A new edition of our consumer watchdog segment Bloomington Beware!

Bloomington Beware! – Military Maneuvers

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People in the service, and their families, and their friends — and now, a lot of ordinary civillians as well — are at serious risk from nasty, savvy, and highly targeted scams. If you’re military, beware — and whether you are or not, help spread the word.

Bloomington Beware! – Publish And Perish

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Authors — especially academics who need to publish — are being hit by fake publicists who promise all kinds of publicity and book-sales. Then they take the money and run!

Bloomington Beware! – Curiosity

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Our weekly consumer watchdog segment Bloomington Beware!

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