Scenario #1 You’re on your computer scrolling mindlessly through your Facebook feed when an alarming pop-up warning appears on your screen: Your computer has a major security issue that needs to be addressed immediately! Lucky for you, the warning also includes a phone number for a computer security company to contact for help. Once you…
Unfortunately, fraudsters trying to steal your financial information and your money don’t take a holiday. It is very important that your awareness of scams is heightened at this time of year. The next time you receive a text message, or a call from an unknown number, be very careful in responding or taking the call.
U.S. non-profit ScamAwareness.org is warning consumers about scams that typically increase during the holiday season.