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Beware of Stimulus and Tax Scams

Beware Stimulus and Tax Scams

It’s stimulus season and tax season at once, and scammers couldn’t be happier. They know that taxpayers are eager to get their hands on their stimulus payments and tax refunds. As consumers are working to file their taxes before the May 17 deadline, all that paperwork and payments mean people may be letting their guard…

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If you hear this, you're talking to a tax scammer

If You Hear This, You’re Talking to a Tax Scammer

It’s tax season, and scammers are working overtime to get your money. Tax scams are as varied as they are common, but when you know what to look for, you can beat fraudsters at their game and keep them from getting your money and your information. If you hear or see any of the following…

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Beware of Romance Scams

Beware of Romance Scams

With COVID-19 forcing more singles to meet and date online, America’s most expensive scam is on the rise. Romance scams are all over the internet and can be difficult to spot. While the data for 2020 is not yet available, according to the FTC, Americans lost a collective $201 million to romance scams in 2019. Don’t be the…

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Beware of the Pending Package Scam

Beware the Pending Package Scam

Everyone loves a surprise package, and scammers are taking the excitement out of that experience by using bogus packages as a cover for a nefarious scam that tricks victims into sharing their personal information — and their money. Here’s all you need to know about the pending package text scam:

Payment Protection Program Scam Alert

SBA Releases Paycheck Protection Program Loan Recipient Data

During one of the toughest economic times in recent history, the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program brought relief to thousands of U.S. businesses. And, as of this month, it’s now public knowledge who the loan recipients are.