DEA Sponsors Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24 [Video]

DEA Sponsors Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24 [Video]

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces Take Back Day to encourage people to dispose of unused or out-of-date prescriptions safely and anonymously. The biannual event addresses vital public safety and well-being. It is scheduled for April 24, 2021. DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose […]

FTC Warning IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Staff and Students

FTC Warning IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Staff and Students

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a warning for anyone with “dot.edu” email addresses. The announcement released on April 5, 2021, indicates an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phishing scam is targeting colleges — students, faculty, and staff members regarding tax refund payments. Scammers are sending emails to obtain personal information. The subject line could read […]

DEA Alerts Public of Scammers Calling Victims and Impersonating Agents [Video]

DEA Alerts Public of Scammers Calling Victims and Impersonating Agents [Video]

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration released a scam warning bulletin to advise the public of a widespread fraud scheme on March 3, 2021. Scammers phone potential victims claiming to be DEA agents with the intent of extorting money or stealing personal information. In a new public service announcement video, the agency seeks to raise awareness […]

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