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Coronavirus Scams: Guard Against Fraud

Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a surge of complaints about scams targeting people who fear catching the virus or need money due to lost income.

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Don’t Be A Scam Artist’s Next Target

Believing that fraud can’t happen to us, because we’re too smart, logical or informed, may make us more vulnerable.

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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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