The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald is urging New Hampshire residents and, in particular, New Hampshire’s elderly residents, to be aware of scammers targeting personal information through the use of the popular, phone-based word game Words with Friends, and similar gaming applications.
Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams. Last year alone, 16.7 million people from communities across the nation lost $17 billion to identity fraud alone. That’s one person victimized every two seconds!
If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly. Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. What tricks do con artists use to steal your money? How can you outsmart scammers before they strike?
While a large majority of Americans suspect that most of the automated telephone messages – or “robocalls” – that they receive are attempts at scams, few are taking actions to protect themselves, according to results of a new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network.
New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly. Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion dollars to fraud and scams. In fact, every two seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity.
Computer viruses are scary, and for years perpetrators of tech support scams have sought to exploit that fear by tricking victims into believing their computers are infected and they need help.
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