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March 8, 2023
The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continue to raise public awareness about Social Security imposter scams during the fourth annual “Slam the Scam” Day on March 9. Social Security scams — where fraudsters pressure victims into making cash or gift card
March 8, 2023
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a special edition of its Supervisory Highlights that reports on unlawful junk fees uncovered in deposit accounts and in multiple loan servicing markets, including in mortgage, student, and payday lending. These unlawful fees corrode
March 7, 2023
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia are presenting a free webinar entitled Getting Ready for Medicaid and SNAP Changes on March 21, 2023 from 9:30 AM-11:00 AM Eastern.
March 2, 2023
The Pennsylvania Legal Services Center, now known as the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc., was incorporated on March 5, 1973. As we near the 50th anniversary of this milestone, we reflect with gratitude on the beginning of a journey that has brought us to where we are today.
March 1, 2023
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a new issue spotlight examining how the financial products used to deliver public benefits, like Social Security and unemployment compensation, affect individuals’ ability to fully access the assistance provided through those programs.
February 28, 2023
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the February 28, 2023 edition of PHLP Health Law News which features A Fond Farewell to PHLP's Laval Miller-Wilson.
February 28, 2023
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is March 5–11 and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) encourages everyone to consider organizing programs and doing outreach on consumer protection issues (avoiding scams, preventing identity theft, and reporting fraud) for people in your community. To assist
February 28, 2023
Have you received a text message, email or letter inviting you to participate in a research project as a secret shopper without the need for an interview because you’re the perfect person for the position? In this scam, the recruiter typically sends a check worth more than the items you buy, so you

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