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Beware of Cryptocurrency Scams

Cryptocurrency has been enjoying the spotlight for quite a while, and scammers are eager to cash in on the excitement. Here is what you need to know about cryptocurrency scams and how to avoid them. 

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Beware of Gift Card Scams

Everyone loves a gift card for their favorite retailer or restaurant. Unfortunately, scammers also love gift cards, but for all the wrong reasons. Here is what you need to know about gift card scams and how to avoid them.

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Five Ways to Spot a Job Scam

If you are in the market for a new job, or you are looking for extra part-time work, be careful. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of a surge in employment scams of every kind. Protect yourself from employment scams by holding up any job you’re considering against this list of red flags:

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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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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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Five Red Flags of Scams  

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While the details surrounding the way a scam plays out can vary greatly, most follow a similar theme. They try to get victims to share personal information or to pay for a service or product that does not exist. Here are five ways to spot a scammer!

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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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