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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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Top Online Scams

The Most Common Scams Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Scams and fraud have been around forever. Even the Ponzi scheme is now 100 years old, and investment fraud started before that. That’s why we need to beware of the common scams out there.

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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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Coronavirus Scams | One Year Later

Coronavirus Scams are Hanging Around, Just like the Virus Itself.

The year 2020 saw the worst coronavirus scams, but you still need to be aware of con artists trying to swindle us. It shouldn’t have been a surprise that coronavirus scams were a significant problem throughout all of 2020. Do you think it’s over now that the pandemic has eased up a little? Not so…

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Scammers are Everywhere! Who You Gonna Call?

SCAM PREVENTION: Call a Good Friend BEFORE You Get Scammed!

Make someone in the family the point-person to stop a scam in progress. Scam prevention tactics are more important than ever. Fraudsters are getting bolder and richer, and quite frankly, protection is harder to find. What are we to do? Remember the 1980s comedy, “Ghostbusters?” A team of scientists and friends advertised they could rid…

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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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Scams Happen Because Bad People Lie to Good People

There Will Be Scam Victims As Long As Bad People Lie to Good People

Someone you know will be contacted by a con artist today…but that doesn’t mean they’re doomed to fall prey like other scam victims. The more we know, the safer we are.

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