fraud

Don’t Be a Scam Victim—You’re in Control

May 16, 2016 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

With the tax season wrapping up, scammers are out in full force. Perhaps you received a phone call demanding payment from the IRS. They may threaten you with legal action if you do not pay immediately, or say things like, “we are sending the police to arrest you.” While these calls may seem scary, it […]

Continue reading "Don’t Be a Scam Victim—You’re in Control" →


Tags: , , , , , ,

A concerned woman talking on a phone while looking at a document

Disability Application Scammers

April 25, 2016 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is alerting people about the dangers of identity theft, specifically in instances where people have started an application for disability benefits. Scammers try to get personal information from applicants by pretending to help complete applications. For example, these scammers may ask you to give, or confirm, your Social Security number […]

Continue reading "Disability Application Scammers" →


Tags:

Graphic of a computer screen with ones and zeros on the screen and the word identity.

Don’t Stand by … Speak Up!

August 20, 2015 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

August is National Bystander Awareness Month. As a bystander, you can play an essential role in preventing violence, wrongdoings, and fraud. Have you ever witnessed something that you knew was wrong and wondered if you should report it? Did you want to say something, but didn’t because you were afraid of negative consequences? Don’t be afraid, because […]

Continue reading "Don’t Stand by … Speak Up!" →


Tags: , , , ,

A woman talking on a phone

Social Security Takes Fraud Seriously

June 15, 2015 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

One out of five Americans receives benefits from Social Security, including elderly retirees, people with severe illnesses, and widows and children of deceased wage earners. With so many of our country’s most vulnerable citizens depending on us, we take our responsibility of providing them with a measure of financial security seriously.

Continue reading "Social Security Takes Fraud Seriously" →


Tags: , ,

An identity thief holds a Social Security card in front of a keyboard
« Previous 1 3 4 5