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Attorney General advises to be on the lookout for IRS scams

Staff Report   TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers need to be on the lookout for potential scammers posing as the Internal Revenue Service. The Office of the Attorney General and the Consumer Protection Division said the office is still receiving complaints of IRS phone scams even after the conclusion of tax season. Potential scammers will pose as […]

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Rental home market attractive to scammers ahead of the Indy 500

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – With the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday, many Hoosiers are preparing their homes for visitors and listing rooms for rent on sites such as Airbnb and Craigslist. But with the money-making opportunity comes a greater risk of becoming the victim of potential scams. Indiana Attorney General […]

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Hoosiers warned not to answer phone calls from unknown numbers

By Kayla Walker TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS­­ — Unknown numbers calling your phone may seem harmless or a little annoying, but answering might lead you to more problems than you may be able to handle. “The simple answer is if you do not know who is calling you, do not answer the phone,” Attorney General Curtis Hill […]

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Governor, statewide officeholders could be in for a raise

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Circuit court judges in Marion County make nearly $30,000 more a year than the governor of Indiana. Sen. Randall Head, R-Logansport, wants to change that and give the governor and some other state officials a raise. “I think the salaries are so low that we drive away talent from […]

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Drop in telemarketer complaints after raid

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Reports to the attorney general’s office about the IRS imposter scam have dropped since a raid last month. The office received nearly 500 complaints in September, but that decreased to 67 in October after police in India broke up the telemarketing ring. In early October, Indian police arrested 70 people […]

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Getting to know the candidates for attorney general

By Shelby Mullis and Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — With attention focused on the presidential election, two names on the ballot may be less familiar to Hoosier voters when they step into the polls on Tuesday. Republican Curtis Hill and Democrat Lorenzo Arredondo are […]

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Zoeller in Cuba to fight human, drug trafficking

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Attorney General Greg Zoeller is in Cuba to discuss the fight against human trafficking and drug trafficking with his Cuban counterparts. Zoeller and several other state attorneys general departed Sunday and are scheduled to return Wednesday. Despite differences in the countries’ legal systems, Zoeller said the goal of the trip […]

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Hoosiers involved in HSBC foreclosure abuses can begin filing claims Aug. 24

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – More than 2,000 Hooisers could have some money headed back their way thanks to a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC. According to Attorney General Greg Zoeller, qualified Hoosiers will receive mailed notices this month with instructions on how to claim the reimbursement from the $470 million federal-state settlement […]

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Scammers take no break between tax seasons

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Attorney General’s Office is urging Hoosiers to stay vigilant when it comes to identifying IRS scams and impersonation. Despite the end of tax season, the AG Office said consumers are still targeted. “The IRS impersonation scam is now the most common scam targeting Hoosiers,” said Attorney General […]

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Beware of “free” trips and other security advice for summer travel

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS­ ­— Summer is finally here, which means flights are being booked and destinations are being decided on for family trips. In order to plan a safe and stress-free vacation, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s Office released tips to make sure fraud and criminal activity do not make the trip with you. […]

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