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Robocalls Often 'Disruptive'

AARP survey finds many people get 7+ calls a week

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How to Recognize a Robocall

Here are some key phrases you should look out for

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4 Ways to Stop Spam Calls

Tips to block anonymous calls to your phone

the perfect scam podcast episode 3

Decoding a Phone Scam

Fraudsters pretend to call from an AppleCare Center

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Surge in Social Security Scams

FTC flooded with complaints, as reported losses rise

In the News

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania William McSwain

Former ATF Agent Convicted of Wire Fraud

Prosecutors describe defendant's crimes as 'particularly despicable'

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Cybercrimes Cost Americans $2.7 Billion in 2018

People 60 and older are often the target and suffer the highest losses

Scientist analyzing DNA result for check genetics and forensics science.

Older Adults Targeted in DNA Testing Scam

Phony nonprofit targeted adult living complexes and defrauded Medicare of thousands

Episode 35 - Sweetheart Swindler - Part 1

The Sweetheart Swindler' Preyed on Elderly Victims

Desiree Boltos fabricated stories and used her children as pawns in her romance scams

Hacker and cyber criminal targeting online shoppers for identity theft and credit card fraud

7 Behaviors That Can Make you a Target for Scammers

Research says some good personality traits can create vulnerabilities


Learn how to spot and avoid common scams

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