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Scams & Fraud

We now live in a world where we are a constant target for both scams and attacks on our wallet.

So how do we protect ourselves? What do we need to know? How do we stop others from stealing our personal and financial information? How do we tell what is phony and what is real?

The resources below will answer those question and help keep your money in your pocket.

55 or Older? Be Aware of These Scams!

A Twist on Nigerian Scams

Are Scammers Preying on Your Economic Impact Payment?

Are You (and Your Money) Safe on Facebook?

Are You at Risk of Fake Package Delivery Scams?

Are You at Risk of Spearphishing?

Are You in Money Trouble? Get Ready for the Vultures!

Avoid Job Search Scams

Avoiding "Loan" Schemes and Other "Services" Risky to Your Financial Well-being

Avoiding Disaster Related Scams

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Beware of Offers to Improve Your Credit Score

Beware of Phishing Phone Calls

Clickbaiting: The Online Bait and Switch

Coronavirus Charity Scams? Spot Them with These Tips

COVID-19 Vaccines Are on the Way—So Are Vaccine Scams

Do You Give to Charities?

Do You Know These 8 Coronavirus Scams and Myths?

Don't Fall for Home Repair Scams--At Any Time of Year

Don't Fall for Tax Time Scams