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Scam Alert!

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Scams come in many variations. The stories might sound different but the motive is the steal your money!

  • Never wire or send money to someone you don't know
  • Never buy gift cards to pay bills or taxes
  • Never wire money, send gift cards, or mail cash
  • Never wire money, send gift cards, or mail cash to claim a prize

Watch out for these popular scams!

  • Lottery & Sweepstakes
  • Romance
  • IRS
  • Computer Repair
  • Family Emergency
  • Utility Payment
  • Social Security

If you have a consumer problem or question, contact the Northwestern District Attorney's Consumer Protection Unit:

Working in cooperation with the office of the Massachusetts Attorney General.