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Utility provider Austin Energy is warning residents that scammers are exploiting the chaos surrounding the severe winter storms that cut power to millions of Texans and left many households freezing. In the aftermath of multiple utility outages, scammers impersonating Austin Energy are calling customers and threatening to cut the power supply unless immediate payment is […]

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With health insurance open enrollment season just around the corner, US consumers preparing to change or add to their health coverage should watch out for scammers, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns. According to the consumer protection organization, fraudsters call unsuspecting citizens and pose as official Medicare agents or “health care benefits advocates.” During the […]

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Facebook is offering $100 million in cash grants to businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Eligible applicants can receive a grant worth about $3,300, announced the company’s official blog, and, picked up by major media outlets, the news quickly spread. Unsurprisingly, cybercriminals wasted no time hatching schemes to exploit this largesse. Knowing many had heard […]

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