The Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a warning about scams targeting people with student loans. The BBB Scam Tracker has already received reports from people who have been targeted by imposter calls and emails.
The Federal Trade Commission issued a warning that there has been an increase in reports of people receiving text message scams.
Clarksville and Nashville police departments warn about area scams in August 2022.
Local scams are making their way around MIddle Tennessee.
Internet usage among older adults has increased over the last couple of years. With an increase in online presence, comes more opportunities for hackers to access personal accounts. Click Read More for tips on how to keep online accounts and passwords safe.
As many of us live longer, it can become more difficult, both physically and financially, to maintain a home. Contractors know this and those who are scammers choose to take advantage of older homeowners. How do you tell if a contractor is a scammer? Click Read More to learn about five red flag warnings that you’re being scammed
Finding in-home care can be a complicated journey, especially when you consider the older adult’s safety. AARP recently released an article that highlighted tips for protecting older adults from caregiver fraud.
As a new tax season begins, keep in mind scammers will be revving up their efforts to steal YOUR money.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), tech support schemes are on the rise and 66% of all reports from 2020 were from older adults 60+. In this instance, criminals may pose as company’s representatives offering to help with issues regarding your bank account, email, or computer software.
While we shop and cook and hang holiday lights, scammers are busy looking for their next targets. The Better Business Bureau has issued a list of scams to be on the lookout for during the holiday season and tips on how to keep yourself from being the next victim. Keep your holidays safe and jolly by not falling for these follies!