Amy Herbert, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC

Scammers fake Social Security email

January 27, 2016 • By

The subject line says “Get Protected,” and the email talks about new features from the Social Security Administration (SSA) that can help taxpayers monitor their credit reports, and know about unauthorized use of their Social Security number. It even cites the IRS and the official-sounding “S.A.F.E Act 2015.” It sounds real, but it’s all made […]

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