Attorney General Josh Stein Asks Google for Answers

RALEIGH, NC (October 11, 2018) -- Attorney General Josh Stein wrote Google CEO Sundar Pichai to demand answers about the company’s security and safety. This week, Google announced a security breach to its Google+ network. “North…

Guarding against Grandparent Scams

RALEIGH, NC (October 1, 2018) -- Grandparents and grandchildren often have a special relationship. Kids are used to getting away with a little more with their grandparents, and grandparents are happy to spoil their grandkids a little. Some…

Stay Safe and Avoid Scams

RALEIGH, NC (September 10, 2018) -- The price gouging law that protects consumers from scammers is now in effect in North Carolina after Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for the state as Hurricane Florence moves toward the…

Don’t fall for email extortion scams

RALEIGH, NC (July 31, 2018) -- The North Carolina Department of Justice (NCDOJ) has seen a string of email scams in the past few weeks from scammers threatening to release private videos of you unless you pay them. The scammers will…

Beware of phony arrest threats from the State Treasurer

RALEIGH, NC (July 20, 2018) -- If you’ve received a phone call or email from the North Carolina Department of the State Treasurer (DST) claiming that you or your loved ones will be arrested due to a failure to pay outstanding fines, don’t…