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It’s a shame when dishonest people try to cash in to exploit a disaster. Watch out for these COVID-19 scams, and read our tips on how to protect yourself from being cheated.  Scammers “Phish” for victims by sending emails that seem to be from a legitimate source; they ask you to click a link, solicit
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It’s taxtime, and scammers are working overtime to trick you into sending them your dough. Here are some quick tips from the experts: [embedded content] Other scammers try to trick you by threatening your Social Security benefits… [embedded content] The FTC has some info (link here) on scams that fake tax returns made in your
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It’s great to save cash on a new phone by trading in your old one.  But before you do, the Federal Trade Commission has a four step plan to keep your data and information safe. If you’re thinking about upgrading to a new phone, make sure you remove your personal information before you trade it
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Most people are familiar with phone scams through the occasional local news item that highlights a warning from law enforcement or perhaps the victim’s own sad story about losing their life savings. The BeenVerified Phone Spam Complaint Monitor sought to analyze these calls at a national level to identify the most common types of phone
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If your cell phone is your go-to device for checking your email, paying your bills, or posting to social media, you’re not alone. So imagine that your cell phone suddenly stops working: no data, no text messages, no phone calls. Then picture getting an unexpected notification from your cellular provider that your SIM card has
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