Although robo-calls have been illegal for a decade (unless you have given the company permission to call you), the calls keep coming. Now, illegal robo-callers use a technique called “spoofing” to make it look like the number is local, matching not only your area code but your three-digit prefix.
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For more than a decade, the jury duty scam remains one of the most successful impostor schemes. Fraudsters not only get a quick payoff but also may gather enough personal details for future identity theft.
In recent years, gift cards have taken off in popularity. Unfortunately, scammers have a keen interest in gift cards, too – only for them, they are being used to pry money from you as a form of payment in their latest con.
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