Phone Call and Internet Scams
Scams via the internet or phone solicitation are very common. Rarely will a business or financial contact you and ask you for your personal information or account information. Most companies will send you something in the mail stating you should contact them. You should also consider solicitations for money over the phone suspicious. Do not give out personal information, credit card info. or your financial institution account details to unknown persons who contact you.
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