New telescam

Wiener, Leonard; Rubin, Rita
March 1994
U.S. News & World Report;3/28/94, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p79
Advises that bogus telephone marketers have a new ploy: sounding vaguely like a real charity. Typical calls; Failure of most who fall for a scam to speak up; National Clearing House and AWARE, two organizations that have been sued by the Federal Trade Commission for falsely claiming to be charities; Telephone number for the National Consumers League Fraud Hotline.


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