Avoiding Common Phone Scams

Phone Scams

Though phone scams sound old and outdated, they still are common today. Primarily, people who are over fifty years of age are victimized through telephone fraud. Every year people lose money to telephone scams. Scammers act very friendly, and will sweet talk the money out of people any way they can. They will sometimes claim to be a part of a company that you trust, place ads or send emails to lure you into their trap. Continue Reading…

Avoiding Cashier’s Check Fraud

Check Fraud

Typically, a cashier’s check issued by a financial institution and payable to a specific person is considered to be a safe form of payment. However, they have recently become an attractive vehicle for scammers to counterfeit, and cause significant losses to unsuspecting consumers and financial institutions.

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Scam Alert! Do Not Share Your Information

Scam Alert - Tax Season

Scam Alert: Beware of Fake IRS Agents

Money transfer company MoneyGram is warning Americans about a phone scam that is preying on nervous tax filers this year.

As millions of Americans file their taxes this week, it’s good to keep in mind that not everyone involving themselves in the process is on the up-and-up: scammers are all too aware that tax filers are often worried about a possible mistake they may have made in their taxes, and a possible follow-up call from the IRS.

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