Scam Prevention Tips
09/15/2014
Steps for college students to protect their identity: Secure your mail. Campus mailboxes are often easily accessed in a dorm or apartment. Have sensitive mail sent to a p..
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09/15/2014
Utility scammers will contact victims dressed as energy employees or call representing the utility company. These scammers request payment or threaten the customers with ..
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09/15/2014
The catfish scammer is often looking to take advantage of your personal information or gain financial support.  If you’re looking for the love of your life online, it’s in your best interest to be cauti..
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09/15/2014
The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) warns that crooks posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials are contacting people claiming they owe taxes.
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09/09/2014
Whether it’s mail, phone or in person, con artists are using the promise of prizes and large cash winnings to steal from honest people. Victims often get an unsolicited p..
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09/09/2014
  Debt collection scams If you use credit cards or owe money on loan, you are considered to be “in debt.”  If you fall behind on a payment to your creditors, yo..
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08/15/2014
Children are easy targets because they typically do not start using their information until early adulthood when applying for college, loans or their first credit cards. Unfortunately by that time, the ..
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08/15/2014
Common scams that specifically target senior citizens are: Health Care/Insurance Fraud: Scammers may pose as a Medicare representative to get seniors to give them their ..
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08/15/2014
Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) helps donors make informed giving decisions and promotes high standards of conduct among organizations that solicit contributions from the public...
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