Scammers are still trying to get your Social Security information!
It seems to be a recurring news item that scammers impersonating Social Security call unsuspecting seniors and threaten that their benefits will stopped unless they provide personal information, or even pay a fee by credit card over the phone. It can’t be reported too many times that these criminals will go to increasing sophisticated lengths to try to get your money, so please be forewarned: A genuine Social Security representative will NEVER ask you for personal information nor will they threaten you over the phone. This article by Deneed Smith appearing in the Kenosha News (WI) describes how the scam works and what to do if you get such a call. Though this report is local the threat is national. Click here to read more.