Better Beware!

Series produced by WFHB

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Consumer watchdog segment

Host Richard Fish helps keep listeners a step ahead of scammers and flim-flammers in WFHB's consumer watchdog segment, Better Beware!


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Series: Better Beware!
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Using your credit or debit card at a gas station, an ATM, a department store, or even a supermarket is getting to be risky. Here's the info on how ...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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Smartphones are increasingly vulnerable targets for increasingly dangerous hackers and thieves. Here are five ways to stay as safe as possible!

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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Here's info on some nasty con games that didn't work, because some people were smart enough to see through them, and because the Department of Just...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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The IRS is warning of a whole list of ever-more-sophisticated scams, some of which are up 400 percent this year! And a thought about what to do if ...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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Scammers are working overtime as the IRS deadline approaches. Here's info on the most successful scam, and one that tried to hit on me!

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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A new study on internet fraud brings bad news: it's only a matter of time before hackers steal EVERYBODY's personal information. Here's a start on ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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The scammers are changing their tactics and ramping up their efforts, and now they're starting to target children -- through the new craze in toys ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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A sad story from Indianapolis about an elderly homeowner falling for a home improvement scam, and a warning about a new computer danger: having you...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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This is an old used-car dealer's trick; it had gone away, but now it's back, bigger than ever, thanks to our fancy computer-controlled cars.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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Hackers are getting into everything connected online, including Smart Watches -- and now, your car! The FBI has issued a warning about cars being h...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
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Here are three of the most successful — that is, the most dangerous — scams floating around on Facebook these days. Beware – you’re not going to “l...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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One of our listeners ran into a house-rental scam right here, and there are warnings out about a scam on the LinkedIn website. Here’s the stories!

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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2015 is going to be the riskiest holiday shopping season ever, what with new credit cards being issued and all those massive data breaches online. ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:01
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It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your credit score, but it’s all too easy to get scammed when you try. Here’s what to watch out for, and how to s...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Here are the top six internet scams, which have been around a long time, and repeatedly exposed, but way, WAY too many people keep falling for them!

  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Americans fed the sharks 13 billion dollars last year — so we’re going to count down the 11 worst (if you’re a victim) or best (if you’re a swindle...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:01
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Our annual blend of warnings, reassurances, suggestions and local info on how kids and adults can be both scary AND safe on Halloween.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KALH


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Better Business Bureau can be useful – but their business ratings are open to serious criticism. Here’s why you should look elsewhere!

  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Picking the five best charities in the world ain’t easy, but here are the ones we’ve found at the top of the list. They’re amazingly effective, and...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Fair's fair, and after ratting out the bad guys, here's a look at the best of the good guys. Another countdown, this time of the World's Best nonpr...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 04:00