Social media sites new playground for fraudsters

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In recent months, has received an increasing number of complaints from consumers who were contacted by scammers through social media sites. For example, consumers report being contacted on Facebook by sites impersonating the well-known companies with exciting news that they have “won” promotional contests or work-at-home opportunities. How to differentiate legit ads from bogus ones on your favorite sites?

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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 But there's another kind of fraud on the rise, and you'll find it in your grocery store: food fraud.