Authorities Shut Down Debt-Scam 'Boiler Room'Typically, it’s difficult for authorities to catch operators of scams like this because they usually operate in foreign countries. In this case, they were operating in Aurora. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade CommissionThe Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn't look like that trend will change anytime soon.
FTC Says ADT Settles Deceptive Reviews ChargesU.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.
Cyber Crooks Targeting Travelers' Frequent Flyer MilesAre you counting on using all those airline miles you've racked up on credit cards to keep down the cost of a vacation? Maybe not. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports on what experts say is the latest twist in identity theft scams – thieves who've found ways to steal your miles.
Pay-By-Phone Apps Are Convenient, But Are They Safe?The FTC wants to weigh the pros and cons of mobile app technology to consumers. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
FTC Cracking Down On Caller ID SpoofingWe've all been there. The phone rings during dinner or when you're putting the kids to bed and it's a telemarketer. The National Do Not Call Registry was put in place to stop these calls, but some telemarketers are finding a way to get around the law and get you on the phone.
Four Loko Agrees To Change LabelingThe Chicago-based makers of the alcoholic drink Four Loko have agreed to change its labeling and packaging to inform consumers about how much alcohol they're consuming if they drink an entire can of the product.