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Avoiding COVID-19 Scams

This article was originally posted on HealthInAging.com Unfortunately, some people—including criminals—often look for opportunities to take advantage of others during times of national crisis. The

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IRS stimulus check scam warning: Don’t answer calls, texts …

The US government isn’t calling about your stimulus check — and if someone does, it’s probably a scam. This article was posted on Business Insider President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus

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3 Rules to Help Avoid IRS Scams This Tax Season

Don’t let fraudsters add to your filing stress This article was originally posted on AARP In the long list of Adult Things That Aren’t Fun, filing your taxes is pretty close to the top. Even

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When It Comes To Dating, Take The Too Good To Be True Approach

Seniors searching for love can fall prey to dating dangers. That’s why I wanted to share the article below. This was part of a series on “Scam Me If You Can” as seen in AARP magazine:Melissa

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IRS Scam for Seniors

Beware of Fake IRS Agents

When I hear the stories of seniors who get scammed, it just breaks my heart. That’s why I wanted to share the article below. This was part of a series on “Scam Me If You Can” as seen

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‘Free’ DNA Testing Used to Scam Medicare Recipients

States sound alarm about fraudsters urging cancer screenings. This article was posted on AARP. Jerry Armstrong, an IBM retiree in mountain-fringed Sonora, Calif., got a phone call out of the blue. Did

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$1.2 Billion Medicare Fraud – Stay Alert!

This article was shared by Age Options As we have discussed in past Fraud Alerts, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) fraud is one the biggest scams we see in Illinois. Earlier this month, the Office of Inspector

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5 Ways Medicare Theft Affects You Directly

How scam artists steal from you…   Practices such as phantom billing, which means charging Medicare for services not delivered, leaves money in the hands of fraudsters. Medicare fraudsters

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Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays

This article was shared on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Our Office for Older Americans is working to provide older consumers and their families with the tools and information they need to protect

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Hang up on spoofed SSA calls

by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education This article was originally shared on Consumer Information FTC If you get a call that looks like it’s

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