Scam Alert: Beware of callers claiming to be from Social Security!
It seems that scammers efforts are endless when it comes to trying to bilk you out of your money, and they’ll stoop to any level to do it. Most recently, Social Security beneficiaries are getting calls asserting that their Social Security Number has been “deactivated” and they need to provide the caller with personal information to resolve the issue. Here’s a reality: Social Security doesn’t call beneficiaries unless they are responding to a call directly from you, or to discuss something you are already working with them on. As this NBC News article advises, don’t fall for this attempt to defraud you, and report any suspicious calls to Social Security’s Inspector General’s office. Click here to read more about the latest Social Security scam attempt.