Steer Clear of Money-Making Scams While You’re Stuck at Home

Scammers are targeting people looking to make money while stuck at home. While there are plenty of legitimate opportunities to earn extra cash, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says to steer clear from the following money-making scams: At-Home Medical Billing Businesses. Many medical billing business opportunities are worthless. Their promoters don’t tell the truth about […]

How to know if it is really the IRS

Many taxpayers have encountered individuals impersonating IRS officials – in person, over the telephone and via email. Don’t get scammed. We want you to understand how and when the IRS contacts taxpayers and help you determine whether it is truly from an IRS employee. The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or […]

Thieves Are Getting Creative With COVID-19 Scams

Thieves Are Getting Creative With COVID-19 Scams. Thieves get creative with different scams to gain access to your checking account and personal information during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the reported schemes: Mandatory online COVID-19 Test. Individuals posing as workers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or other federal departments use […]

IRS ALERT: Two New Tax Scams

The IRS remains on the lookout for tax scams that can blindside unsuspecting taxpayers. Now two variations of past scams are currently making the rounds. Here’s what you need to know: The new scams The SSN hustle. This scam resembles another where callers impersonate IRS agents. In this version, the scammer claims to be able to […]