Phishing Scams

Even More Holiday Scams to Watch Out For

Even More Holiday Scams to Watch Out For

We recently issued a warning for a number of common holiday scams. However, that article hardly covered all of the common types of scams you could encounter this holiday season. If you’re trying to stay vigilant and on the lookout for scams, be wary of these common ways thieves and …

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Fraudulent Emails from Iran Target Voters

Fraudulent Emails from Iran Target Voters

As we approach the 2020 election, scammers are working hard for their own nefarious ends. The National Intelligence Agency revealed this week that foreign actors from Iran accessed public registration records to target voters with fraudulent emails. “We have already seen Iran sending spoofed emails designed to intimidate voters, incite …

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Amazon Prime Day Scams Are Just Around the Corner

Amazon Prime Day Scams Are Just Around the Corner

Every year, Amazon offers up some of its best deals on Prime Day. The shopping frenzy that ensues is like a mini-Black Friday, with customers competing to get the best prices. Unfortunately, Prime Day isn’t just a big deal for consumers–it’s an opportunity for scammers, too. Biggest Prime Day Ever? …

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How to Spot a Fake Financial Advisor Scam

How to Spot a Fake Financial Advisor Scam

If you’re thinking about sitting down with an advisor to talk about your financial future, be cautious. Scammers who pose as financial advisors and credit counselors will steal your information–and clean out your accounts. Before you hand over any information, look for these red flags. And remember, trust your instincts! …

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Warning: Voter Scams Might Be Targeting You

Warning: Voter Scams Might Be Targeting You

The election is just weeks away, and scammers are stepping up their efforts. It’s an ideal opportunity for phishing scams and other fraud. The Better Business Bureau, AARP, and the FBI have all issued warnings about the tactics these scammers are using to take advantage of people during the election. …

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