Scam Alert: Here We Go Again
Scams about Social Security top the list of complaints received at the Federal Trade Commission, with cyber-criminals targeting our most vulnerable population – America’s senior citizens. The calls often purport to be from Social Security to advise you of a “problem” with your account, and usually include a supposed offer of help to resolve. The fact is this: Social Security will never call you unless you are already working with them or you have requested them to call you. And they will never threaten you nor request personal information over the phone. As reported in this important article at The Lewiston (ID) Tribune, if you get any unsolicited call telling your of a problem with your Social Security account, hang up and report the call. Click here to read more.
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