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There's no shortage of scams in the world, and some of those target customers of Public Utilities. Staying safe from these scams means knowing the difference between official Public Utilities interactions, and those of imposters. If you receive suspicious mail Look for the Hillsborough County...
Have you ever received a phone call, flyer, email, or other communication from a contractor that just seems too good to be true? If it sounds too good to be true, it's likely it is. Spotting contractor fraud can be challenging, but if you know what to look for, you could prevent thieves from taking...
July is Military Consumer Protection Month, which highlights the ways those who serve are uniquely vulnerable to scams, and offers tips and resources to protect you and your family. Hillsborough County is a military hub and home to the largest population of Veterans in Florida. But frequent...
Mosquito Management Services conducts treatments when monitoring activities determine that mosquito populations have reached levels that threaten the public health, incidents of mosquito-transmitted diseases have been reported in an area, and the nuisance threshold for the general population has...
Location: Sheraton Tampa East Hotel 10221 Princess Palm Ave. Tampa, FL 33610 (Free parking)   Times: Registration starts at 8 AM Workshops start at 8:45 AM Awards luncheon starts at 1 PM Sign up to attend the 15th Annual Neighborhoods Conference. This year's theme is Creating Community....
March 4 through March 10 is National Consumer Protection Week. This is a time to learn more about your rights and how to make responsible decisions about your finances. There are numerous topics that any consumer should explore, including how to protect themselves from fraud . Another is to...
2018 National Consumer Protection Week is March 4-10. Scammers are always looking for new ways to do their worst. But with some help from Hillsborough County Consumer & Veterans Services, you can be prepared to avoid even the sneakiest scam. Here are five tips for beating the bad guys. Beware...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2018) - Tired of looking at that big pile of paperwork at home that you're dreading shredding? Let someone else do the work for free, and learn steps you can take right now to protect against identify theft, courtesy of National Consumer Protection Week and...
Identity fraud is a serious problem, and with tax season approaching it's important to protect your identity. On Friday, March 2, Hillsborough County Consumer Protection will host Shred Fest at the Town 'N Country Library to kick off Consumer Protection Week. Residents can join a brown-bag lunch 'n...
Shred clutter and reduce identity theft with free, secure, on-site document shredding from 10 a.m.-noon. It's tax time, and according to the IRS you only need to keep records going back 3 years, so you don't have to keep them forever. Turn those old, vulnerable stacks of sensitive personal...