Published: May 22, 2020
Servicemembers often face consumer challenges that differ from those faced by their civilian counterparts, especially when it comes to identity theft. Here are some steps that can help servicemembers reduce the risk of identity theft.
Published: May 5, 2020
There is a new warning of online scams regarding masks. As this crisis continues, more and more older adults (actually everyone) will be targeted with fake offerings from scammers. Before you order from an unfamiliar online store, consider these tips to help avoid a scam.
Published: April 21, 2020
The Social Security Office of the Inspector General is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 or coronavirus-related office closures.
Published: April 13, 2020
There's a lot to worry about when it comes to the Coronavirus crisis, including the new ways scammers are using the economic impact payments (so-called "stimulus checks") to trick people.
Published: April 10, 2020
Older adults may be hard hit by the coronavirus and scammers prey on that. If you or someone you know must stay at home and needs help with errands, you'll want to know about this latest scam.
Published: March 31, 2020
This year, Americans will be asked to participate in the 2020 census, a process that occurs every 10 years. While you should expect to be contacted by the U.S. Census Bureau in the coming weeks (and maybe you already have), it?s also a time to watch out for scammers pretending to represent the census.