Scams & Fraud

The holidays mean one thing, shopping.
Scam Alert
The start of a new year often means creating resolutions. Why not make your resolution to stay scam free this year? While scams can take various forms, there are often “red flags” that are common to many scams. Recognizing red flags will help you avoid new and old scams alike. The following are some common red flags that are indicative of many current scams out there today:
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The holiday season is upon us, which means many of us will be in the giving mood and shopping online, spending our money carefully. And while it’s a time to give, it’s also a time to be cautious, as scammers will be out in full force.
The holidays are a time for togetherness, celebration, and giving. Unfortunately, scammers take advantage of the season to give gifts to themselves, using your money to pay for it. In fact, a new AARP study shows that the entire gift-giving process, from purchasing the perfect gift to making sure it gets to the recipient, offers a number of opportunities for scammers to get in on the act for their own benefit.
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