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SCAMS AND FRAUDS

 

SCAMS AND FRAUD

To report scams or find out if something could be a scam, call the Maryland Attorney General’s Consumer Hotline 410-528-8662 or toll-free 1-888-743-0023.

For identity theft information and assistance, contact Maryland Attorney General’s Identity Theft Unit at 1-410-576-6491.

To stop receiving pre-approved credit card offers, call 1-888-567-8688 or go online to optoutprescreen.com.

To register your phone number on the Do Not Call List, call the FTC at 1-888-382-1222 or go to donotcall.gov.

Report IRS scams to the following:

                  US Treasury Department 1-800-366-4484

                  Federal Trade Commission 1-877-FTC-HELP

For more information on scams, fraud, identity theft etc. and how to protect yourself or get help, see the 35-page booklet from the MD Attorney General's Office, Consumer Guide for Marylanders.  If you'd like a free print copy, request one by calling 410-576-6500 or toll-free 1-888-743-0023.