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Recovering from Hurricane Sandy

Brenda O'Connor, senior vice president for Public Affairs at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, will talk about the assistance that's available for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
November 2, 2012

Tags: workforce , Hurricane Sandy , Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , Brenda O

Friday - 11/02/2012, 10:21pm EDT

Census scams ask for personal info.

If you get an e-mail asking you to download a Census form, don't do it.

Tags: Census , census 2010 , malware , National White Collar Crime Center , email , e-mail , crimes , post office , Postal Service , social security number , identity theft , Bob Kur , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 10:59am EDT

Disaster in Japan brings out the crooks

Scammers are starting to prey on the generosity of people who are trying to help Japan.

Tags: tsunami , charity , Hank Silverberg

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 01:16am EDT

A renewed warning about foreclosure scams

The sour economy has increased the number of scammers out there preying on people in desperate need. Among those popping up with more frequency, companies which promise to fix your mortgage troubles.

Tags: scammers , foreclosures , Brian Gottstein , Virginia Attorney General

Sunday - 03/06/2011, 10:31am EST

Fairfax Co. Police warn of scams targeting elderly

Anyone with information should call the police non-emergency number at (703) 691-2131. Anonymous callers are also welcomed.

Tags: Fairfax County Police , Franconia ,

Friday - 12/03/2010, 04:05pm EST

Twelve scams of Christmas

McAfee warms of the twelve online scams to be aware of.

Tags: McAfee , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , Christmas , iPad , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 03:15pm EST

Got bedbugs? Avoid exterminator scams

Bedbugs are among the hardest pests to eliminate.

Tags: bedbugs , National Pest Management Association , Mike McGrath , Evan Haning , exterminators ,

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 04:59pm EDT

Scam uses 'Reader's Digest' to pass bad checks

A group of scammers is piggybacking off a Reader's Digest contest in order pass bad checks to people who think they have won a prize.

Tags: Reader's Digest , Hank Silverberg

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 01:37am EDT