Investment Center Advisor Group - Sandra K. King, CRC®

Recognizing & Avoiding Online Social Security Scams

Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year, and Social Security numbers are the skeleton key. And what better way to get someone’s Social Security number than by pretending to be from Social Security.

The following link from AARP outlines the warning signs, and some “Do’s” and “Don’ts” to help ensure that your Social Security number isn’t compromised.

https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2019/social-security.html

With a little vigilance, Social Security scams are not difficult to identify and avoid.

 

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