In today’s ever advancing digital landscape, technology never stops improving. Unfortunately, as technology continues to advance, so don’t hackers and scammers as well. Below you can find some common scams that come in many different forms but all have the same objective, to steal your personal information. Within each section, you will learn more about each scam, what to look out for and what to do if your information is compromised.
Tax Season Scams
Every year, unfortunate taxpayers go to file their returns and are shocked to find out that someone else has filed a fraudulent one in their name!
Cybercriminals may call your home or cell phone and claim to be from a legitimate organization.
Social Engineering Scams
Scammers may pose as relatives or friends, calling or sending messages to urge you to wire or send money.
Sometimes a scammer can pretend to be a government official to get you to send them money.
Online Shopping Scams
Learn how scammers target online shoppers and what you can do to protect yourself.
Direct Deposit Scams
Learn about the new ways scammers are trying to get your paycheck.