Tag Archives: Fraud

News Briefs
November 30, 2016

Experts explain the why, how and psychology of fraud

Tips to heed to stay safe

By Karen D. Lorentz

“Computers are commodity items. They are inexpensive and it’s easy to use them to commit cyber fraud,” noted Elliott Greenblott, Vermont’s AARP Fraud Coordinator and Volunteer at a recent presentation in Rutland.

What makes cyber…

News Briefs
January 5, 2016

Police warn of social media scam, fraudulent checks issued

On Dec. 10 a concerned citizen made the Vermont State Police aware of an ongoing scam that is currently being conducted over Facebook. The citizen advised that she responded to an ad to be paid to display advertising material on her vehicle. She was issued a…