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!


216 Pieces

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Scams are on the rise, and here's a heads-up on two kinds of really dangerous fake emails that have been hitting US recently.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 04:47
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It's doubled in the last three months: computers, and now smartphones, are being hijacked by very dangerous malware.

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Older people are particularly juicy targets for swindlers and con artists, and the problem's getting worse as more Americans get older.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
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Ahh, the convenience of Craigslist, you can shop online for everything from microwaves to bait - the old bait and switch, that is.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 04:57
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Paying for college is a lot more expensive -- and a lot riskier -- than it used to be.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2013
  • Length: 05:01
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Getting bonked on the head is a classic joke in movies and cartoons, but in real life it’s not funny.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2013
  • Length: 05:01
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Happy Independence Day! Tomorrow is the 237th birthday of the United States and following long-established American tradition, lots of us are going...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:02
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Are you planning a summer vacation this year? Correspondent Rich Fish entertains us with a collection of classic tourist cons to make sure your mon...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:56
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Host Rich Fish swipes away at scams targeting smartphones and tablets. From smishing to bluebugging, the mobile market has introduced a whole new p...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:48
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Summer is moving season and Rich Fish has advice for renters AND homebuyers on how to make sure your money moves with you.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
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Rich Fish is busting illegal telemarketing and counting down the top three phony phoners reported to the Indiana Attorney General. That's on a new ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Rich Fish debunks the outrageous swindles of the so-called "sovereign citizen" movement whose members peddle home purchase scams, tax evasion scams...

  • Added: May 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
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Rich Fish has a red alert from the Secretary of State's office on an investment scam racing through the Hoosier state. We'll tell you how to spot a...

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:51
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Spring has finally sprung and that means spring SCAMS are cropping up like mushrooms with no morels. Rich Fish looks at storm damage repair scams a...

  • Added: May 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:34
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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has released the top ten consumer complaints received by his office in 2012 and FOUR of the categories are ne...

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Rich Fish exposes disaster relief scams cropping up in the wake of the Boston Marathon tragedy. We'll tell you how to make sure your donations REAL...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Correspondent Rich Fish reports on a phone scam pretending to be a disconnect notice from Duke Energy. We'll look at the Duke scam and other "phony...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
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Correspondent Rich Fish closes out our Tax Time series with a complete list of local agencies offering last-minute tax help AND how to buy more tim...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 04:46
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Host Rich Fish says Fund Drive is a scam! Not ours of course, but some charities are not what they seem or hire top-heavy fundraisers who keep most...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2013
  • Length: 04:41
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Correspondent Rich Fish continues our annual Tax Time series with a look at the top red flags that could land YOUR return in the audit zone. We'll ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 05:00