CONSUMER ALERT: Be aware of immigration scams

RALEIGH, NC (April 25, 2019) -- Attorney General Josh Stein is cautioning people about an immigration scam that uses Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) telephone numbers and several different types of…

Don’t be fooled by imposter scams

RALEIGH, NC by Attorney General Josh Stein (March 21, 2019) -- If someone contacts you to tell you that you’re in trouble with law enforcement or the government, or someone you love is danger, it’s understandable to feel panicked or afraid.…

Test your wireless speed

RALEIGH, NC (March 14, 2019) -- High speed internet access is necessary for us to be successful at school, at work, and in our daily lives. Today, Gov. Roy Cooper created the Governor’s Task Force on Connecting North Carolina, which will…

NC ABC Commission warns of counterfeit check scams

RALEIGH, NC (February 25, 2019) -- The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission has received reports of two different, but common, check scams. Here’s what to be on the lookout for. In the first secret shopper scam,…

Watch out for fake letters about deployed servicemembers

RALEIGH, NC   (January 30, 2019) -- Fort Bragg officials are warning people about a recent scam involving fake deployment letters. You may receive a letter that appears to be signed by a high-ranking, legitimate military official, asking…

Don’t be conned by a new Social Security scam

RALEIGH, NC (January 11, 2019) -- Social Security numbers are our most important personal information. These numbers – which can be used to open new credit cards, take out loans, even set up a new identity – are a scammer’s dream. That’s…