Privacy Scams

Child Identity Theft Has Long-Term Consequences

Child Identity Theft Has Long-Term Consequences

Think only adults can be the victims of identity theft? Think again! More than a million children have their identities stolen every year. This can have a long-term impact on their lives, from difficulty establishing their own credit to trouble getting student loans or buying homes in the future. A …

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Unemployment, Social Security Scams Steal Millions

Unemployment, Social Security Scams Steal Millions

For scammers, chaos is a ladder. In times of crisis, every vulnerability is an opportunity. During the coronavirus pandemic, fraudsters have targeted panicked citizens. Most recently, they went after stimulus checks. But scammers are also trying to steal unemployment benefits and Social Security funds, too. Unemployment Benefit Scams With millions …

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Protect Yourself From This Venmo Scam

Protect Yourself From This Venmo Scam

Whenever we embrace a new technology, the scammer inevitably find a way to use it for their own purposes. That’s the case with digital wallet apps like Venmo. The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to watch out for a new scam that’s on the rise involving these apps. ‘Accidental’ …

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