Scammers finding new victims via Instagram

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Millions of consumers use Instagram to look through their friends’ vacation photos and post selfies. Unfortunately, scammers follow social media trends too and they’ve made Instagram another tool in their arsenal of tricks to try to defraud consumers.

Over the past few months, we've received a number of complaints from consumers describing a new variation of the so-called “flipping money” scam on Instagram.  Instagram users, read on to avoid becoming a victim.

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Tracking Food Fraud

For decades, NCL has tracked trends about the Internet and telemarketing scams plaguing consumers through its Fraud Center and Fraud.org. But there's another kind of fraud on the rise, and you'll find it in your grocery store: food fraud.