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Consumer watchdog series exposing scams in south central Indiana
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Better Beware – Scam Updates

Here’s the latest info about some common scams going around right this very moment, including a look at a swindle that may not be what we thought it was.

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Better Beware – Fiddle Game

Another in our look at the relatively-few Basic Con Games focuses on a couple of team efforts, which got their names from a violin and a glass eye.

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Better Beware – Google Phish

Chipotle Restaurant’s credit card hack, and the Judy malware on Android phones, have definitely hit some folks right in our local area, as well as around the country.

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Better Beware – Summer Scams

Seasonal scams are always with us, and if you’re vacationing — or looking for a summer job — there are too many ways you can get ripped off.

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Better Beware – NSA Hack Fallout

The internet just got a lot more dangerous, now that military-grade hacking tools are loose on the internet. Worldwide virus attacks that use those tools are beginning.

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Better Beware – Cops, Concerts and Ransoms

Telephones, social media, and emails are full of threats these days, and here’s info on three of the latest and most dangerous con-games which may well target YOU.

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Better Beware – Healthcare Thieves

There are a lot of new dangers that have recently emerged for all of us when dealing with healthcare issues — particularly online.

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Better Beware – Unpleasant Surprises

Here are three new dangers involving your electric bill, buying-and-selling on Amazon, and filling up your gas tank with a piece of plastic.

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Better Beware – Brain Hacking

Computer software and hardware is being designed to physically take over your brain and change your behavior. It’s not illegal, but it is dangerous, and it’s time to realize what’s happening.

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Better Beware – Cloudy Security

Recent massive threats in cyberspace haven’t happened — but the dangers are really there and getting worse. Anyone who uses the internet needs to hear these tips.

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