New Scam- Grandparents Targeted

New scam techniques take advantage of social media; thieves learn personal details about their targets grandchildren to make phony ransom calls sound more believable. The calls are so convincing, they have even tricked those who worked in the security industry. As social media continues to expand and evolve, the necessity for combating this type of […]

AT&T Employees Reportedly Encouraged to Use Unethical Sales Tactics to Drive Up DirecTV Now Subscriptions

Former AT&T employees are blowing the whistle on the company, accusing higher-ups at the telecommunications giant of pushing its sales team to aggressively sign up customers for its streaming service DirecTV Now, leading to consumers paying for unexpected charges. Hawaii News Now spoke with several AT&T employees, including some who were fired for engaging in the […]

FTC Sues to Stop Two Operations Responsible for Making Billions of Illegal Robocalls

FTC Sues to Stop Two Operations Responsible for Making Billions of Illegal Robocalls The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal district court seeking to stop two related operations and their principals who allegedly facilitated billions of illegal robocalls to consumers nationwide, pitching everything from auto warranties to home security systems and supposed debt-relief services. […]

Increasing Your Credit Score

If you have outstanding debts and are worried about how they will affect your credit score, there’s something you should to know. As of July 1, 2017 credit reporting agencies such as Equifax, Experian, and Transunion have started to exclude most civil judgments and tax lien data from their credit reports. What does this mean […]