Fraud Prevention

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Celebrate the Importance of World Password Day

World Password Day reminds us how important it is to maintain secure passwords. Here's why and how to track them.
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Watch Out For These Common Tax Scams

There's no shortage of financial scams throughout the year, and tax season always brings new ones. Watch out for these.
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Record Retention Rules for Individuals

Record retention rules can be confusing. Here is some guidance on what you need to keep and for how long.

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

COVID-19 scams are running rampant, targeting the elderly, individuals with pre-existing conditions, and low-income Medicaid recipients. The fraudulent sales pitches are coming via telemarketing calls, robocalls, social media posts, emails, fake websites with ‘stores,’ and even door-to-door visits. Health care fraud has always been one of the most prevalent forms of identity theft, and now […]
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An Important Tip to Help Avoid Check Fraud

As if it’s not hard enough to remember to write the new year on your checks, now authorities are warning about a new check fraud scam specific to this year – 2020. If you abbreviate 2020 as ’20 on legal documents (e.g. checks and contracts), scammers can easily alter the date, leaving individuals vulnerable to […]

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