Mass Consumer Affairs Blog

The Official Blog of the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Monthly Archives: May 2015

Scam Log Analysis Posted on May 29

Scam Log Analysis

The Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation compiles publicly available scam, identity theft, and fraud complaints from around the Commonwealth. We review police logs, news sources, and calls from our Consumer Information Hotline on reported scams.   How to spot and avoid scams.   …Continue Reading Scam Log Analysis

Independent Sellers at Online Marketplaces: Tips for Buyers & Sellers Posted on May 27

Many buyers and sellers use online marketplaces, which allow products or services to be offered by multiple third parties and usually provide a means for payment to be processed directly on that website. There are the big name marketplaces, such as eBay or Amazon, but   …Continue Reading Independent Sellers at Online Marketplaces: Tips for Buyers & Sellers