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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Up next, our weekly consumer watchdog segment Bloomington Beware!

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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A highly suspicious phone call offering “business owners” a highly questionable benefit came in just as this week’s script was being written — what...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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More info and warnings about holiday-themed scams that are suckering all too many victims at a time when we all should be happy and trusting, inste...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:50
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There are more rotten rumors and crafty con-games going around this time of year than are dream’t of in your imagination, Horatio, and here’s the l...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
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The Holidays are a big time for both stores and scammers. Here's a headsup on three of the con games that are going around right now.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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It sounds like a fabulous way to make extra money or keep yourself afloat financially, but instead of throwing you a life-preserver, these fraudste...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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The BBB has issued a warning about Ebay listings which take you to fake websites and steal your personal info.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Indiana's own David Letterman inspired this list of the Top Ten stupidest mistakes people can make on the internet.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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Here's our regular reminder about what to watch out for -- and what you don't need to worry about -- on this annual Fright Night.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
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Ebola is a very serious problem, but the worst danger we face right now is unscrupulous people pushing the panic button.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Infomercials are all over TV, especially late at night, and all too many of them range from “cheesy and shady” down to “outright fraud.”

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
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If you thought the "Heartbleed" bug was bad, get ready for Shellshock, as the Bash Bug is much, much worse. 70 percent of all computers -- includin...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:01
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Target, Michael's, AOL, EBay, Jimmy John's -- there's been a massive data breach discovered every month this year. Here's some perspective on the s...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:49
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A couple of fake military charities based in Indiana have been busted, and the sad story points up both the importance of supporting our troops and...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Scams are everywhere these days! We'll never be able to completely keep up, but here's a list of some of the newer ones going around...and around.....

  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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Our annual warning about the local population explosion, and a tipoff to college students that the sharks are out there, smelling -- not blood, but...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:01
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"Secret shopper" companies can be legit -- but can also be a nasty scam. Here's the story of one local lady who has seen both kinds.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
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How can anyone remember all the usernames and passwords we need these days? Perhaps the answer has been with us all along!

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
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Identity theft is not just increasing, it's exploding...and people are starting to think it's inevitable. That's not true. The facts are getting to...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to rip you off, and here are some of the weirdest and scariest scams that have popped up recently.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:53