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Spotlight on Government Impostor Scams

Older people are targeted everyday by telephone scams which continue to rise.

Social Security Scammers Tried to Swindle a Fraud Expert

Here’s what happened and how to prevent a scam from happening to you

Timothy Camus shares tips on how to avoid scams

Meet the Lawman Who Went After IRS Impostors

Timothy P. Camus has advice for Older Americans, after years of pursuing scammers


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Protect Yourself from the IRS Phone Scam

Scammers have stolen millions from the IRS phone scam alone

Fraud prevention tip: Report the scam to Medicare

Tips to Prevent Medicare Scams and Identity Theft

The FTC and AARP join forces to help prevent fraudsters from stealing your personal data

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Inside the IRS Shut Down of a Phony Call Center

We breakdown how con artists used the IRS name to scam people out of millions


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SSA Warns of Increase in Telephone Scams

New PSA campaign cites impersonators using scare tactics to cheat victims

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Prince Charming Behind Bars: Part 2

As the scammer's tactics intensified, see how investigators took him down

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Fake Facebook Groups Are Targeting Vets

Investigators say Vietnam veterans are a popular target for scammers

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Consumer Survey Reports Identity Fraud Fell in 2018

Those tiny chips in your credit and debit cards help derail fraudsters

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Feds Announce Crackdown on Elder Fraud

Officials say over two million older Americans were scammed out of more than $750 million 

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Impostor Scams Cost Consumers Millions

If that phone call from the government sounds fishy, hang up


Learn how to spot and avoid common scams

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