Phil Lehman, Kristina Lanning, Harriet Worley, and David Kirkman (Introduction by Ellen Miller)
The new york Cooperative Extension provider did closely aided by the new york Attorney GeneralвЂ™s workplace in educating the general public about customer fraudulence. This short article is targeted on four various customer frauds which are under research because of the new york Attorney GeneralвЂ™s workplace: subprime consumer lending methods, pyramid schemes, travel scams, and home fix frauds.
Several years of networking between North Carolina Cooperative Extension as well as the new york Attorney GeneralвЂ™s workplace have actually led to a wide range of cooperative ventures, such as the NC Partnership for customer Education, unique training for Family and customer Education agents, the household and customer Education Sting carried out by the new york Extension Homemakers, and unique updates for Command fiscal experts in the U.S. aquatic Corps who Extension assists train. ExtensionвЂ™s part in every one of these joint efforts is to develop and deliver academic programs to simply help consumers recognize and give a wide berth to customer fraud.
In an attempt to notify visitors associated with the Forum for Family and Consumer problems concerning the several types of customer fraudulence addressed by lawyer generalsвЂ™ offices across the country, the Editorial Board invited the new york Attorney GeneralвЂ™s Office to submit articles explaining present frauds and fraudulent methods of unique concern in new york. Four solicitors accepted the invite, and every presented an article that is short a discussion on predatory financing techniques to low-income customers, an academic bulletin on pyramid schemes, a customer alert on travel frauds, and a news launch on home fix scams. Continue reading …