Tennessee AG’s Division Of Consumer Affairs Provides Tips To Avoid Tax Return Scams

The Division Of Consumer Affairs Reminds Tennesseans To Be Wary Of Scams Related To Tax Returns. Scammers Will Try Various Tactics To Get Their Hands On Your Money, Including Issuing Fake Communications Claiming To Be From Legitimate Agencies Such As The Irs. These Messages Can Arrive In The Form Of An Unsolicited Call, Text, Email, Or Mailer.

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U.S. Treasury Sanctions Cartel-Run Timeshare Fraud Network Targeting Americans

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office Of Foreign Assets Control Sanctioned Eight Mexican Companies And Three Members Of The Violent Mexican Cartel, Cartel De Jaslisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG), For Targeting Americans And Others In A Timeshare Fraud Scam In And Near Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Tennessee Sees Increase Of Elder Financial Abuse

Wire Fraud And Other Forms Of Elder Financial Abuse Continue To Impact Large Numbers Of Seniors Across Tennessee. According To The Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference, In 2021 Alone, More Than $32.5 Million Were Scammed From Seniors In Financial Scams.

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TN Secretary Of State Warns Of New Scam Targeting Tennesseans

Secretary Of State Tre Hargett Is Warning Tennesseans About An Official-Looking Mailer From TN UCC Statement Service That Incorrectly Implies That Businesses Or Individuals Need A Copy Of The UCC-1 Financing Statement Filed Against Them.

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Tennessee AG Announces Formation Of Nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III Announced That Tennessee Is Joining A Nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force Of 50 Attorneys General To Investigate And Take Legal Action Against The Telecommunications Companies Responsible For Bringing A Majority Of Foreign Robocalls Into The United States. This Bipartisan Nationwide Task Force Has One Goal: To Cut Down On Illegal Robocalls.

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Tennessee’s Small Business Owners Targeted By New Scam

A Scam Has Recently Resurfaced Targeting Businesses With A Deceptive Mailer From A Company That Goes By Two Names: Tennessee Certificate Service And TN Certificate Of Existence Filing Company.

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