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CFPB advises the public of scammers posing as Bureau officials

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is sounding the alarm about an accelerating rate of scams that most commonly target older Americans, where a bad actor will pose as an official representative of the Bureau or another federal agency.

The CFPB published a blog post on Tuesday describing details of the scam, including the lengths that the bad actors will go to convince their targets of the deception.

“This week, we confirmed that scammers are using CFPB employees’ names to try to defraud members of the public,” the blog post said. “We’ve heard from details ⇒

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