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With the COVID-19 vaccine effort ramping up, people are starting to plan future vacations and work travel. For many frequent travelers, this preparation involves renewing their enrollment in Trusted Traveler programs, such as TSA precheck or Global Entry in the United States and NEXUS in Canada. Scammers are on to …continue reading

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Utility scams have existed for decades, but the COVID-19 pandemic created widespread opportunities for con artists posing as utility representatives to target customers. This year alone, customers report being victimized for nearly $300,000 by these scams. Here are a couple of examples: COVID-19 Relief Scam: This new scam involves impostors …continue reading

In light of recent events, the Department of Business Oversight (DBO) urges consumers and investors to be alert to scams and unlawful activities in the investment and other financial services industries. The DBO encourages investors to carefully investigate any potential investment opportunities at a time when unscrupulous actors will likely …continue reading

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The women and men of Southern California Edison are as focused as ever on safely providing reliable service to our customers during these challenging times. In keeping with that commitment, we will continue to work 24/7 to serve our communities. Prioritizing critical work We are prioritizing critical work necessary to …continue reading

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U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott warned of several new fraud schemes seeking to exploit the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency often targeting vulnerable populations. Scammers have already devised numerous methods for defrauding people in connection with COVID-19. They are setting up websites, contacting people by phone and email, and …continue reading