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Unemployment Fraud

Beware! Unemployment benefits scams are out to steal money in your name!

The State of Washington says it has lost hundreds of millions of dollars to unemployment fraud. The Federal Trade Commission, the Secret Service and state government agencies are well aware of the large-scale fraud that’s taking place.

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You Got Scammed

Scams Target Everyone and Fool People from All Walks of Life

Scammers aren’t stupid. They’re devious, tech-savvy, great actors and greedy. Scams target everyone, which is why millions fall victim every year.

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Scam Savy

Avoid a Scam and Stay Safe With these 8 Simple Tricks

Scammers have a bag of tricks to try to separate you from your money. However, you can fight back with some sly moves of your own to avoid their traps

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What makes us easy prey

We Become Easy Prey for Scams When We Lose Our Focus

Even the smartest person you know could be the victim of a scam if the circumstances are right. We become easy prey for scams when something causes us to let our guard down.

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What Makes Us Easy Prey for a Scam?

Falling for Scams: Do You Worry About Your Friends and Family?

There’s a con artist lurking in every corner of the internet and on in our day-to- lives. It’s no wonder our friends and family are constant in danger of falling for scams.

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SIM Card Scammers

SIM Swapping. Scammers are taking over our smartphones…and text messages too!

Fraudsters are taking over cellphones using a trick called SIM swapping. It happens behind back and you won’t even know when it happens. Beware.

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Credit Skimming

Credit Card Skimmers Siphon Card Numbers at Gas Pumps

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to worry about things like credit card skimmers, cybercriminals, scammers and other thieves trying to separate us from our money,and steal money and personal information however they can. But we don’t live in a perfect world. And if we don’t keep that top of mind daily, crooks will…

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Scams and Fraud are the Reasons I Started the Easy Prey Podcast

Chris Parker, CEO of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, also hosts a the Easy Prey podcast, which focuses on scams and fraud. He interviews experts on the topic, who share advice on how to avoid troubles and traps online and in the real world.

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