The Delaware Department of Justice is sponsoring fraud awareness and prevention workshops as part of the DOJ's Senior Protection Initiative. The workshops will take place on June 15th at a variety of locations across the state.
All too often, older residents find themselves the target of financial scams. In order to help keep our retired members up to date on infomrtation that will help keep them safe we are sharing with you a link from the FBI of common scams that have been targeting seniors.
Click Here for the full FBI list of scams on seniors.
A vulnerability in Microsoft’s popular Internet Explorer web browser can allow a “remote, unauthorized attack” on users’ computers, the company announced over the weekend via a Service Advisory, the Better Business Bureau reported.
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS; IDENTITY THEFT STRIKES IN MANY WAYS!
A friend went to the local gym and placed his belongings in the locker. After the workout and a shower, he came out, saw the locker open, and thought to himself, 'Funny, I thought I locked the locker...
Hmm, 'He dressed and just flipped the wallet to make sure all was in order.Everything looked okay - all cards were in place...
A few weeks later his credit card bill came - a whopping bill of $14,000!
The Federal Trade Commission has recently heard about a scheme related to the Affordable Care Act that we wanted to share.
Scammers are calling consumers and asking them to provide personal information in order to receive a (nonexistent) national medical card from the government. As you're all aware, providing personal information over the phone can have very serious and damaging consequences.
We've put out a blog post warning consumers about this scam and how to protect themselves that you can find here:
Mobile phone users need to be aware of this scam, and not fall prey to it. Currently Agency Blackberry users are reporting these “cramming” calls, however, they can be sent to any phone, including landlines and mobile devices.