One common scam that targets individuals of various demographics is the “verification” scam, and it’s so prevalent simply because it works. A caller explains there’s an issue with your account or your profile, which is already alarming, but then says that for your safety and security they need you to verify your account information.
A surprising new study has found that one particular scam is hitting a specific group of consumers harder than other groups, and you might think this group would know better.
FTC Shuts Down Two Tech Support Scams
In the realm of punishing the perpetrators of internet scams and fraud, it can feel like looking for a needle in a global haystack.
It may be hard to believe, but there just might be a feeling worse than that of being the victim of a scam: sitting on the sidelines while someone you care about is victimized.
Unfortunately, with Memorial Day fast approaching, scammers are out in full force to commit fraud surrounding veterans and military service.
The government is making some much-needed changes to Medicare over the course of the next couple years, and it’s important that stakeholders get the word out now in order to prevent scams and fraud.
With the power of social media and internet retailing, it’s easier than ever to find the right gift for anyone on your list.