Terri Dickerson

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Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
The Census must go on

The Census is still planned for 2020.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
This time it wasn’t a scam, just a mistake

I received a call from a Coeur d’Alene reader who was worried that Verizon may have taken her to the cleaners. With the frequent occurrences of scams these days, our reader doesn’t pay bills online and went down ...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Sick! Cyberjerks use virus to target phishing attacks

Be careful of the source of information you use to educate yourself about the coronavirus.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Oh, Daddy: How to handle telemarketers

A Coeur d’Alene caller asked about the company Water Daddy, Inc. She had received four calls from this company over two days and wanted to know if they were a legitimate or a scam company. She became suspicious b...

Updated 1 month ago
The census is coming! The census is coming!

A Coeur d’Alene reader called to ask about a suspicious survey her household received from the American Community Survey (ACS) that asked invasive questions just like the census. The timing seemed a bit off as we...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Consumer advice: Don’t fall for these tax scams

This tax season, scammers will be working overtime to steal your identify and money. Here are a few common scams to watch for.