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 - Education - Employment - Family - Federal Programs - Food
Health - Housing -
Small Business - Travel - And more...
A Cautionary Tale - Staged Auto
Accident Fraud - Don't Let it Happen to You -
Consider this scenario: You’re stuck in heavy traffic on a busy highway. Another car cuts off the driver in front
of you, forcing him to slam on the brakes. You try to stop, but there’s no time...and you rear-end the guy in
front of you. An everyday accident? Not this time. Turns out you’ve been had by a well-organized criminal
ring that staged the entire thing.
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