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Online Scams

12 MinutesJuly 11, 2023
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Host Bruce Moody speaks with Carol Kando-Pineda, counsel with the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Consumer and Business Education. The FTC is the nation’s consumer protection agency. It works to stop fraud, deception and unfair business practices. Ms. Kando-Pineda describes scams that use artificial intelligence, text messages, promises of romance and big returns on investments.

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