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Confero Warning about Fake Check & Money Transfer Scams: Updated 11/2/09

Nov 02, 2009 by Confero Inc.

*Updated: 11/2/09 *

Please take a few minutes to watch these videos recently release by the Federal Trade Commission. David Vladeck, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection explains several money transfer scams, including The Grandparent Scam, The Counterfeit Check Scam and the Mystery Shopper Scam.

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Confero and Better Business Bureau (BBB) Release Mystery Shopping Scam Video

Nov 24, 2009 by Confero Inc.

As a reputable company with 24 years in business, we are always concerned about scams involving mystery shopping. The scam typically plays out like this: the consumer receives a certified check from the bogus mystery shopping company, along with an “assignment” to deposit the check and then send funds via Western Union or Moneygram to a person designated on the assignment.

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Confero warns consumers about fake check scams

Jan 29, 2010 by Confero Inc.

Updated: 7/13/10

We would like to remind consumers about the fake check scams that have attached the the mystery shopping industry for the past couple of years.

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FTC Mails Redress Checks to Fraud Victims Who Lost Money Through MoneyGram’s Money Transfer System

May 04, 2010 by Confero Inc.

Last week brought some great news for consumers who were victimized in some of the recent money-wiring scams.

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FTC Issues Warning About Mystery Shopping Scams

Jul 14, 2010 by Confero Inc.

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a new warning about mystery shopping scams. This particular warning is intended to caution recent college graduates about potential scammers targeting young people looking for work. Check out the FTC new release .

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