Every day is April Fool’s Day for scammers. They’ll never stop trying to steal your personal information through phone calls. emails or texts. Take the necessary steps to protect your identity.
Many people share the spirit of the holiday season through charitable giving. Unfortunately, scammers often try to take advantage of people’s generosity by creating fake but convincing causes for donations this time of year.
Online scammers are smart: they know that many people under age 30 primarily use digital tools to manage their finances. That’s why there’s been an increase in fraudulent activity targeting this age group – and why consumers of all ages need to be alert.
Almost any older individual can be vulnerable to financial abuse: that is, someone taking advantage of their relationship to steal money, property, or belongings. If you have elderly parents, relatives, or people you care about, it’s important to be aware of the issue.