Sunday, July 15, 2012
From The Hill: FTC: Supreme Court health ruling is prompting scams. (expected...)
FTC: Health ruling is prompting scams
By Elise Viebeck
07/13/12 02:21 PM ET
"Federal trade regulators warned Friday that scam artists are using the healthcare law to ask for consumers' personal information over the phone.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that the illegal activity began after the Supreme Court ruled on June 28 to uphold the vast majority of the law.
Scam artists "say they're from the government" and use the Affordable Care Act as a hook to verify information, according to an FTC alert. "
Timothy Craig Allen, M.D.,J.D.
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