Scams, scams, and more scams…You need to be Advised!
It seems there’s a never ending series of frauds being perpetrated across the country these days, and Social Security beneficiaries are often targeted in these situations. Just today, for example, the news streams brought attention to two such scams in progress, one involving calls that advise folks of suspicious and illegal activity on their account and asking for personal data in order to verify, and one in which callers posing as Social Security Administration staff demand personal information and threaten either arrest or a freezing of assets if personal information is not divulged. Read about these scams here:
- “Blacklist Alert” – ClickOrlando.com
- Gillette Police Department Alert
- Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau