As the federal government undertakes a major initiative to issue new identification cards to the nation’s 58 million Medicare beneficiaries, an AARP survey finds that a majority of those enrollees are at risk of being victimized by fraud schemes designed to capitalize on the card replacement program.
New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly. Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity. In the last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion of their hard-earned dollars to fraud, identity theft and scams.
Every day hundreds of local residents lose their hard-earned money to a variety of fraud schemes. In fact, every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone's identity!
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now working with private debt collectors to recover unpaid tax debts. Scammers could attempt to capitalize on potential confusion created by this new development.
Every day, Granite Staters lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams. Last year alone, 12.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft. That’s one person victimized every two seconds!
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