Doug Shadel

Password thief (phishing)
Many of us have gotten the calls from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service, or seen that pop-up message on your computer, warning you of a virus and the need to call tech support RIGHT NOW.
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New research shows 10 common mistakes Americans regularly make that increase the likelihood of becoming victims of fraud and ID Theft. 
Fight Fraud Shred Instead
There are 10 things Connecticut residents and all Americans do that put them at increased risk for identity theft according to a new AARP Fraud Watch Network study.  The new report, along with recent eye-opening interviews with convicted ID thieves, reveal that Americans are falling even further behind in the fight to protect their identities as scam artists go digital.
AARP Live
Ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? AARP Live returns January 23 rd with a program that will help you learn how to spot a fraud and important advice on how you can protect yourself from getting scammed.
AARP Live
Ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? AARP Live returns January 23 rd with a program that will help you learn how to spot a fraud and important advice on how you can protect yourself from getting scammed.
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Think you’re too smart to fall for a scam?  That’s just what the con artists are hoping.  According to new research, plus interviews with dozens of con artists and thousands of victims, basic consumer smarts are no match for the emotional appeals that clever cons use to defraud consumers of millions of dollars every year.  No matter how successful or intelligent, anyone can fall victim to a crime.
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