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Don’t be a victim — how to protect yourself from fraud

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 6, 2019 12:48:35 PM / by FirstLantic posted in Senior Scams, senior fraud, senior fraud victims, phishing, email abuse, telemarketing scams

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Originally Published: October 30, 2018
Updated: March 4, 2019

Fraud affects up to 25 million people per year in the United States alone and older Americans are especially vulnerable. If you are age 60 or older—you are at an increased risk of being a target of con artists who sell fake products and services by email or telephone. The good news is that older Americans are more likely to report fraud which is one of the best ways to stop this abuse. That said, FirstLantic wants to make sure that you are not a victim in the first place. And with tax season right around the corner, it is important to know that the IRS doesn't initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. The IRS provides more information on other things to watch out for here >

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How seniors can avoid being a fraud victim

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 12:20:02 PM / by FirstLantic posted in Senior Scams, senior fraud, senior victims

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Fraud affects up to 25 million people per year in the United States alone and seniors are especially vulnerable. If you are age 60 or older—you are at an increased risk of being a target of con artists who sell fake products and services by email or telephone. And with mid-terms right around the corner, electoral fraud is another potential threat. Posing as political volunteers, they try to lure voters into donating money by asking for cash or a credit card number. They may even offer to register you over the phone if you provide your social security number (which is not a legal method of registration in any state).

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The Top 4 Senior Scams to Watch Out For

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2017 1:47:11 PM / by Bart Delsing posted in Main Blog, Senior Scams

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