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Phone Scams are No Joke

Post Date:07/18/2019 1:00 PM
You've gotten the calls...

* Energy savings
* Lottery & sweepstakes
* Social security
* Online dating
* Tech support
* Warrant threats
* Free vacation
* Debt collector
* IRS

Legitimate agencies will not ask you to provide personal identifying information (e.g. social security number, bank account numbers, driver's license information, passport details, etc.) over the phone, to put money on a gift card or wire money. Hang up - it is a scam!  

The best thing that you can do is stay educated, warn others and report scams to the Federal Trade Commission at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/Information?OrgCode=IRS#crnt&panel1-1
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