3/14/2023 - Learn How to Spot, Avoid and Report Scams

Be cautious of any contact supposedly from a government agency telling you about a problem you don’t recognize.

Real government officials will NEVER:

  • threaten arrest or legal action against you unless you immediately send money
  • promise to increase your benefits or resolve a problem if you pay a fee or move your money into a protected account
  • require payment with gift cards, prepaid debit cards, wire transfer, Internet currency, or by mailing cash
  • try to gain your trust by providing fake documentation, false evidence, or the name of a real government official

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