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Consumer Watchdogs Warn Against Fake Nintendo Switch Emulators

As most of us know, the Nintendo Switch is so highly sought after right now, that the only reliable way to get one is to hunt one down on Amazon and pay a premium. 612 more words

Gaming

The FTC Doesn't Want You to Fall for This Nintendo Switch Scam

Well this is a bit odd. Attorney Lisa Schifferle writing for the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer & Business education division issued a warning on April 18 titled… 405 more words

Nintendo Switch emulator: Avoid like Bob-omb. It's a scam, feds say

Don’t slip on this banana peel, federal officials say — there is no Nintendo Switch “emulator” to run Switch games on your desktop.

“It’s a scam,” says the Federal Trade Commission. 97 more words

News

Nintendo Switch emulator: Avoid like Bob-omb. It's a scam, feds say

Don’t slip on this banana peel, federal officials say — there is no Nintendo Switch “emulator” to run Switch games on your desktop.

“It’s a scam,” says the Federal Trade Commission. 97 more words

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Mossberg offers plan to preserve and protect the internet

”Despite the never-ending debate on the question of the role of government in America, there‚Äôs been a strong tradition of protecting our undisputed, important natural treasures, or taking on great common engineering challenges,” Walt Mossberg writes for Recode. 905 more words

Opinion

FTC Shuts Down Tech Support Scammers Pretending To Work For FTC

Con artists love pretending to be from the federal government; it can lend an immediate air of far-reaching authority to whatever scam they are pulling. Similarly, play-acting as a tech support expert can take advantage of everyday folks’ lack of knowledge about the inner workings of their electronics. 321 more words

Crime & Fraud