Advice About Scams from the Social Security Administration
Many of us have received scam telephone calls, trying to con us into revealing personal information with which the scammer can steal our money. And, of course, a favorite target is America’s senior citizens, especially those on Social Security. In this important “blog” by the Social Security Administration’s assistant deputy commissioner Darlynda Bogle, information on how to spot scams, and what to do about them, are discussed. The bottom line is this: Social Security doesn’t make unsolicited calls, and they never threaten you. If you get any such call purporting to be from Social Security, just hang up. Click here to read the article about scams from the Social Security Administration.