There are three simple explanations for this: memory loss, loneliness, and a more trusting nature.
Scammers had a field day with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), using it as a way to fool Americans into sharing their personal information.
With online and mobile banking skyrocketing, it’s no surprise that scams are quickly following.
In this scam, scammers pose as agents or talent scouts looking for actors, singers, models, reality show contestants, etc., and they use phony audition notices to fool aspiring performers into paying to try out for parts that don’t exist.
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The IRS does not send unsolicited emails about a person’s tax account or ask for detailed personal and financial information.
Within hours of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT, social media pages began cropping up dedicated to the victims.
One of the top Home Improvement Scams was the Sandy “Storm Chasers”.
Chances are that if you own a phone or computer, an attempt to steal your identify has been made by scammers.
You need to protect your numbers. Credit card numbers, ATM numbers, Social Security numbers, and pin numbers.