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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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Feds To Track How Private Medicare Info Gets To Marketers

Key personal details gleaned from the files of Medicare can then be cross-referenced with databases of individual phone numbers, allowing marketers to home in with their calls.

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7 Tips to Keep Hackers, Crooks, Scammers Out Of Your Smartphone

You love your  smartphone, in fact, it’s often your biggest confidant when it comes to sharing important personal information.

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Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare

The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice.

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Is There A Way To Prevent Robocalls?

Collecting a person’s phone number is not a hard task these days. They are shared on the internet through social media platforms and other online channels.

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