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How to Recognize Scammers and Avoid Scams

The following tips were taken from the Protect Yourself from Government Imposter Scams handout (.pdf) prepared by the Social Security Administration as part of its annual #SlamtheScam campaign. Recognize Scammers. They may: PRETEND to be from an agency… Read More

Four Signs That It’s a Scam

Protect yourself from fraud by learning how to identify scams. Here are four tactics scammers use: Scammers PRETEND to be from an organization you know. Scammers say there’s a PROBLEM or a PRIZE. Scammers PRESSURE you to act… Read More

Fraud Awareness & Prevention After Hurricane Ian

Following Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Office of the Inspector General have put out a special newsletter to help bring awareness to common scams, how to avoid them, and what to do to… Read More