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Understanding Smartphone and Computer Warranty Rights Webinar

Understanding Smartphone and Computer Warranty Rights Webinar

According to recent data from the Pew Research Center, 9 out of 10 Americans own a smartphone. This is particularly common among low-income and less-educated households that rely on mobile devices for internet access. With smartphones, tablets, and computers being significant household expenses, it’s vital for consumers to understand their warranty rights to protect these […]
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May 6, 2024

FTC Consumer Advice: Sure ways to spot a scammer

FTC Consumer Advice: Sure ways to spot a scammer

Scammers often use specific phrases to induce panic and urgency, such as “Act now!” or “Don’t hang up.” These high-pressure tactics aim to prevent you from thinking clearly, pushing you towards quick actions like moving money or buying gift cards. Recognizing these signs is crucial to safeguard your assets from fraud. Always pause, hang up, […]
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April 13, 2024

KG April 2024 Durable Medical Equipment Fraud: Tips to Protect You and Your Medicare

KG April 2024 Durable Medical Equipment Fraud: Tips to Protect You and Your Medicare

As different types of scams come and go, one type remains constant: durable medical equipment, or DME, schemes. DME includes medical devices and supplies that are prescribed by a person’s doctor, can withstand repeated use, serve a medical purpose, and can be used in the home. Examples include braces, orthotics, and mobility aids such as […]
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March 31, 2024

Kukui Gram – April 2024

Kukui Gram – April 2024

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our 4-page Kukui Gram, your quarterly guide to combating elder scams in Hawaii. April’s edition shines a light on DME fraud, romance scams, and the valor of our volunteers. Embrace the wisdom of Kukui, as we join hands to safeguard our beloved kūpuna. Featuring insights on DEI initiatives, a […]
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March 31, 2024

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