Consumer protection experts with the Attorney General’s Office have published a comprehensive guide to frauds and scams that are currently targeting North Carolina consumers, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced.
“Con artists are experts at finding new ways to rip you off, and they also love to recycle tried and true scams,” Cooper said. “Outsmart the scammers by learning their tricks so you can avoid them.”
The publication offers details about ploys scammers use to try to rob North Carolinians of their money and their personal information. It includes a wide variety of scams, such as telemarketing fraud, phony prizes, fake checks, sweetheart scams, and home repair rip-offs.