Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and Frauds
Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and
Here are some of the
latest Scams, Frauds, and Consumer Abuse items in the news.
Cars - Computers -
Employment - Family - Federal Programs - Food
Health - Housing - Money - Small Business - Travel - And
FTC Warns Consumers of Scammers Charging for
Do Not Call Registration -
Free and Easy Registration Available at 1-888-382-1222 and www.donotcall.gov
National advertisements urging consumers to call 1-800-DONOTCALL and pay a $2.95 fee to sign up for the National Do
Not Call Registry have prompted the Federal Trade Commission to issue a warning to consumers not to be duped.
Consumers calling this commercial number are connected for a $2.95 fee to the FTC’s Do Not Call sign-up system.
Connecting to the FTC’s free sign-up through this commercial number takes approximately seven minutes. Signing up
through the official national Do Not Call phone line or online site is free and takes less than two minutes.
Back to Scams and