Feature Articles: Telemarketing & Telephone Services
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- Avoiding Tax Relief Scams
Cautions consumers about tax relief companies that claim they can reduce or even eliminate your tax debts and stop back-tax collection by applying for IRS hardship programs. Lists federal resources for legitimate tax help programs.
- Don't Let Scams Artists Make You a Lottery Loser [PDF]
A current ploy used by some criminals is to lure Americans into buying phony "low-risk" chances in supposed high-stakes foreign lotteries. Victims of these scams not only lose their money, but also risk violating federal law, which generally prohibits playing lotteries by phone or mail.
- Steering Clear of Fundraising Scams [PDF]
Offers tips to ensure that your donations benefit the people and organizations you want to help.