FCC: Chinese Americans Targeted in Consulate Phone Scam

April 12, 2019, –The FCC has recently received numerous consumer complaints about scammers trying to steal money or personal information by posing as Chinese consulate employees. People with Chinese last names have been targeted, along with random consumers in areas with large Chinese communities, according to multiple news reports. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (file photo).

Asian American Commission Announces Awardees for the 13th Annual Unity Dinner

BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Commission (AAC) 13th Annual Unity Dinner will be held on Friday, May 3 at Crowne Plaza Boston – Woburn at 7 PM preceded by a networking reception with appetizers, cash bar, and silent auction starting at 6 PM. Proceeds will be used to support, expand, and strengthen […]

Fraud Alert: DHS Telephone Numbers Used in Scam

Washington, DC, — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is issuing this fraud alert to warn citizens of reports that DHS telephone numbers have been used recently as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting individuals throughout the country. Spoofing is the deliberate falsifying of information transmitted to a […]

Mayor Walsh-Announces over $26 Million for Affordable Housing

BOSTON – Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – Building on his commitment to create and preserve affordable housing in Boston, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced more than $26 million in new and recommended funding from the Department of Neighborhood Development, the Neighborhood Housing Trust, and the Community Preservation Fund, to create and preserve 515 units […]