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Phone Scammers Target Bay Area Small Business Owners By Posing As PG&E Bill Collectors

Scammers posing as PG&E bill collectors are targeting small businesses here in the Bay Area.


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ConsumerWatch: Scammers Finding New Ways To Target Gift Cards

Consumers may want to think twice before purchasing gift cards. A new scam proves that crooks are getting more sophisticated and the old protections just aren’t working any more.


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ConsumerWatch: Renters Getting Burned By New Online Apartment Rental Scam will now post advisories on all its rental ads warning about scamming tactics. It will also require more identifying information from individuals posting apartment rentals.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/27/2011