Fraud Prevention

Tech Support Scams are on the Rise. Here’s How You Can Avoid Them

Refuse any unsolicited tech support offers.
Posted: 04/03/2017 by | 4 Comments

Tech support impostors can be smooth-talking, knowledgeable and convincing. For people who don’t consider themselves “tech savvy,” an unsolicited offer of help for a slow-processing computer may seem like the answer to their prayers. Don’t get roped in.

Online dating scams: How to protect your heart and wallet

Online scams
Posted: 02/13/2017 by | 1 Comment

People looking for love online should hold on to their wallets. More than 12,500 people filed romance scam complaints with the FBI in 2015, losing more than $200 million to fraudsters. Of 288,000 online scams, with losses totaling almost $1.1 billion, romance scams accounted for 20 percent of all losses and only 4 percent of […]