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Is This a Census Scam?

Did you get a letter in the mail about the census? The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has seen a rise in our contact center through calls and LiveChat messages recently about a letter from the U.S. Census that people have been getting…

Beneficiary Scam Makes the Rounds

This beneficiary scam is a phishing scam that is too strange to be true, but that does not stop scammers from trying. Image provided to Identity Theft Resource Center Who Is It Targeting: Email users What Is It: Beneficiary scam…

Be on the Lookout for 2020 Olympic Scams

The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled for this summer, and the athletes are not the only ones training hard. Scammers are making their preparations, too so they can strike with new Olympic scams. Who Is It Targeting: Olympic fans, travelers What…

Fake Vendor Emails on the Rise

Your business tech is under attack from fake vendor email phishing scams just as much as your personal accounts. Who Is It Targeting: Businesses and organizations What Is It: Fake vendor emails that appear to be a genuine business communication What…

Costco Membership Canceling Scam

Scammers are at it again with a Costco membership canceling scam. They may be telling you that your membership or account will be canceled unless you click on the provided link. Who Is It Targeting: Text message users What Is It:…

Voice Cloning Scam

What do you do when the scammer sounds like your grandmother, talks to you in real-time and even uses her phone number? You talk back! However, you should use caution moving forward because of a new voice cloning scam. Who Is It Targeting: Phone…