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What are the most Common Scams?

Online scams and phones scams are a scheme that criminals use to trick people out of money or steal their personal information.

 

These types of scams often involve some sort of digital communication that uses email, social media applications, text messaging, dating apps and cold calling over a landline or cell phone.

A scammer will often impersonate a well known company or pretend to be someone they are not in order to build trust with you and eventually ask for, or sometimes demand money. 

 

There are hundreds of these types of scams happening everyday, with an average financial loss for victims being in the 10's of thousands of dollars.

It's important that you know how to spot the tell-tale signs of these scammers and know what you need to do to prevent them from scamming you.

 

Let's play a game and learn how to protect yourself from the most Common Scams!

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