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Scam Weakness May Be Warning Sign Of Dementia

Elder fraud is a huge problem, and Monday’s study doesn’t mean that people who fall prey to a con artist have some sort of dementia brewing.

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Beware Of Scammers Pretending To Be From Social Security

Last week I received six recorded calls purportedly from the Social Security Administration (SSA) informing me that my Social Security number was being deactivated.

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5 Tips To Avoid Email Scams This Tax Season

Phishing attempts have become much more sophisticated in recent years, so it’s even more important to be vigilant in order to protect your personal financial information.

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6 Tips to Avoid Charity Scams

While scams and other ploys can arise at any time, they often increase while emotions are running high.

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New U.S. Medicare Cards Prompt Warnings About Phone Scams

Phone scammers are taking the card replacement program as an opportunity to target seniors. The most common trick is to call Medicare enrollees and tell them they must pay for their new cards.

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Have Yourself a Safe Holiday Shopping Season

While hunting down the perfect gift for Aunt Sally or rushing to whip up a revered family recipe, the last thing on your mind this holiday season might be your safety and security.

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