Scammers Getting More Brazen

Article Highlights: Taxpayers Receiving Bogus Call from Individuals Claiming To Be IRS Agents Guidelines to Avoid Being a Victim of a Scam or ID Theft Limit Accounts to Avoid ID Theft Exposure We have previously cautioned you not to be duped by internet and mail scams dreamed up by some pretty enterprising thieves. Most of […]

Identity Theft Solutions

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America today.  Would you know what to do if it happened to you?  The 5 major types of identity theft involve: Driver’s Licenses Example- Getting pulled over for a minor traffic violation could result in your arrest if an identity thief’s unpaid tickets lead to a warrant […]

IRS TELEPHONE SCAM

Area consumers are currently receiving phone calls from scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials regarding nonpayment of taxes. One local woman said she received a recorded message from a woman who called herself Officer Heather Gray of the IRS.  The message instructed the local woman or her attorney to call the hotline 202.506.9529 […]

Don’t Get Scammed, They Are Very Clever

Article Highlights: Scammers disguise e-mails to look legitimate. Legitimate businesses and the IRS never request sensitive personal and financial information by e-mail. Don’t become a victim. Stop—Think—Delete You may think we harp a lot on protecting yourself against identity theft. You are right…because having your identity stolen becomes an absolute financial nightmare, sometimes taking years […]

Don’t Get Scammed

Article Highlights Scammers disguise e-mails to look legitimate. Legitimate businesses and the IRS never request sensitive personal and financial information by e-mail. Don’t become a victim. Stop – Think – Delete While you are thinking about the start of the football season, your children’s soccer games, and the not-too-distant holiday season, the scammers are out […]