How Consumers Empowered helps Massachusetts consumers
Consumers Empowered strives to improve your awareness so that you will know your rights and use them to your advantage, understand how to avoid fraud, and spot the tricks and traps that scammers and cyber criminals use. You need to know how to protect your personal information and privacy and prevent identity theft. We work to accomplish these goals through seminars and workshops, our website and blog, printed materials, public service announcements, and informational videos.
Latest News! Western Union Settles with FTC and US Department of Justice
On January 19th Western Union agreed to offer $586 million dollars in refunds to consumers and create an antifraud program. According to the FTC, Western Union has known for years that scammers were using the service to commit massive fraud.