***Watch out!! Scams are everywhere!!***
Common Scams and Frauds:
- Government Grant Scams
- Investment Scams
- Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams
- Charity Scams
- Romance Scams
- Pyramid Schemes
- Ticket Scams
- IRS imposter scams Click Here for more information on IRS Scams
- Unemployment Fraud-More Information
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Online Security and Safety
Scammers may try to use the internet to steal your personal information or trick you into sending them money. Learn how to stay safe online.
Scam artists defraud millions of people each year by using internet services or software. These scams trick victims into sending money or giving out personal information. That’s why it’s important to protect yourself and to report internet fraud if you have been victimized.
Phishing, Vishing and Smishing!
Scammers use a variety of methods to try to steal your personal and financial information. They use trusted logos of legitimate companies when sending email. Or, they pretend to be a family member or friend, so they can trick you into giving them sensitive information.
***Information found at https://www.usa.gov/scams-and-frauds