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7 common scams and how to spot them

7 common scams and how to spot them

Scams and fraud occur in new ways every day. It’s sad, but true. The best way to prevent being scammed is to be aware. Click each link below for a one-page overview of seven of the most frequent scams. You can also print them out and save them for easy reference or share them with someone you know!

Here are a few good practices that can help prevent you from falling victim to a scam:

  1. Always verify that the person contacting you is who they say they are or that they’re from the organization they are saying they represent. If you’re not sure, you should contact the person or organization yourself.
  2. Do not give your personal information or money to someone you don’t know.


“You’ve Won” Scams

Charity Fraud

Online Dating Scams

Tech Support Scams

Grandkid Scams

IRS Imposter Scams

Identity Theft


If you think you’re being scammed, do not share any personal or financial information, and contact us right away.

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