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Protect Yourself from Stimulus Check Scams

According to the FTC, American taxpayers lost millions due to COVID-19 scams, with a significant amount connected to the first two rounds of stimulus checks. With the third round of stimulus checks expected to be sent in the near future, it’s important to protect yourself by learning all about these scams…

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7 Tax Scams to Look Out For

Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams. Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to steal information. Here is a list of seven tax scams to look out for, and how to protect yourself!

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Beware of Coronavirus Vaccine Scams

After months of confusion, there is finally a light at the end of the socially distanced tunnel: the FDA has approved two coronavirus vaccines. Unfortunately, whenever there’s big news, scammers aren’t far behind. Continue reading to help protect yourself from the most recent coronavirus vaccine scams.

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Six Ways to Avoid Credit Fraud

In today’s information age, your credit card information is at risk for theft. You can’t always prevent it from happening, but you can create obstacles and make it tougher for someone to access your cards and card numbers. Here are six tips to help protect yourself from credit fraud.

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Protecting Online Purchases From Porch Pirates

The holiday shopping season is upon us and your (not-so) friendly neighborhood porch pirates could be gearing up to take the deliveries on your doorstep. Here are some ways you can outsmart the porch pirates and protect your online holiday purchases:

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Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Scams

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Scammers are known for capitalizing on fear, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception. Scammers are attempting to trick people out of their money through fake websites, bogus funding collections and more. The best ways to protect yourself from these scams are awareness and education. Here is what you need to know…

 

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Secure Holiday Shopping Tips

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The convenience of shopping online is irresistible.  You can do all of your shopping from your easy chair and wait for the boxes to arrive.  However, while you are avoiding the stress of shopping centers and holiday parking, remember to stay vigilant as a way to prevent holiday headaches from online fraud and identity thieves. Continue reading to learn a few tips that will help you avoid scams this holiday season, directly from our guest blogger, Sarah Mitchell, SeaComm Risk Manager!

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