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Bloomington Beware!

Consumer watchdog series exposing scams in south central Indiana
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Better Beware – Religious Scams

Any religion or belief system can be a tool for a con artist working an “affinity fraud.” Here’s a look at the subject, with a couple of unholy examples.

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Better Beware – Maria Duval

A fake name for a real person, who’s one of the biggest fraudsters ever to prey on the gullible, and especially, the elderly. Psychic fakery – it’s way too profitable.

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Stats and Ransomware: FTC statistics on scam complaints in 2015 show some interesting trends. In 2016 the worst threat is Ransomware computer viruses, and there’s yet another new fake email going around.

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Better Beware! – Healthcare Fraudsters

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) affects everyone. And what a better population to target for scams then all the USA! The Indiana Department of Insurance is warning about high pressure telemarketers selling health insurance plans that are fraudulent. Learn how to recognize a fraudster.

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Better Beware

Smartphone Safety: Smartphones are increasingly vulnerable targets for increasingly dangerous hackers and theives. Here are five ways to stay as safe as possible! Produced by Richard Fish. Executive Producer is Joe Crawford.

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Better Beware – Smartphone Safety

Smartphones are increasingly vulnerable targets for increasingly dangerous hackers and theives. Here are five ways to stay as safe as possible!

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Better Beware – Tax Time Part 2

The IRS is warning of a whole list of ever-more-sophisticated scams, some of which are up 400 percent this year! And a thought about what to do if you get one of those threatening calls — always a scam.

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Better Beware – Tax Time Part 1

Scammers are working overtime as the IRS deadline approaches. Here’s info on the most successful scam, and one that tried to hit on me!

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Better Beware – Connection Dangers

Hackers are getting into everything connected online, including Smart Watches — and now, your car! The FBI has issued a warning about cars being hacked…so be aware, and beware. Better Beware was produced by Richard Fish.

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Better Beware – Odometer Fraud

Odometer fraud: This is an old used-car dealer’s trick; it had gone away, but now it’s back, bigger than ever, thanks to our fancy computer-controlled cars. Produced by Richard Fish.

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