Another week, another scam making the rounds in Maryland and beyond.
In this latest ripoff, consumers may receive an unsolicited phone call from a company seeking approval to deliver or install a medical alert device that is purportedly already ordered and paid for, free, or offered at no cost under a government program. The caller's goal is to get personal financial and identifying information from consumers that can be used against them.
Attorney General Gansler advises consumers who receive this call to make note of as much information as possible from the scammer if they wish to file a complaint with the Office of the Attorney General -- and then hang up.blog comments powered by Disqus
Since taking office, Doug Gansler has distinguished himself by prosecuting polluters of the Chesapeake Bay, protecting consumers from corporate and insurance fraud, safeguarding the public from gangs, and attacking the underbelly of the Internet. More