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With Rising Scams, Officials Urge Communities: Spot and Report Fraud

With Rising Scams, Officials Urge Communities: Spot and Report Fraud

New America Media, News Report, Hernando Ramirez-Santos, Posted: Mar 24, 2017

At a press briefing, state and federal officials warned of the growing number of scams targeting the elderly, minority and immigrant communities.
Bias Hinders Diversity in Hiring for Environmental Organizations

Bias Hinders Diversity in Hiring for Environmental Organizations

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Dec 13, 2016

Diversity at the leadership level in the environmental sector remains low despite a high proportion of well-educated and qualified people of color.

Real Cash & Questionable School Degrees: Protecting Diploma Seekers

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Apr 07, 2016

Federal law enforcement agencies and their state-based watchdog partners are stepping up efforts to protect the integrity of academic degrees.

Consumer Scams in 2015: A Year-End Review

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Jan 06, 2016

The FTC closed 2015 by shutting down alleged fraud in high-complaint categories such as debt collection and services related to employment and immigration.

FTC to Texans: Never Wire Money to Strangers

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Dec 22, 2015

The average amount that each victim in Texas lost to scams last year was $2,300 — and almost half of them paid or wired cash.

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Feds Urge Seattle Immigrants to Speak Out About Scams Seattle

Feds Urge Seattle Immigrants to Speak Out About Scams

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Apr 30, 2015

Consumer scams like the one that Lee fell for have become more widespread in many cities across the country.
Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Ethnic Communities Los Angeles

Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Ethnic Communities

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Feb 12, 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a campaign looking to highlight scams targeting ethnic and immigrant communities.

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Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Immigrant, Minority Communities

Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Immigrant, Minority Communities

The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Miguel Bibanco and Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Officials say immigrant, low-income and minority communities in California's Central San Joaquin Valley are among the most frequently targeted by fraud. .

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