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Robocalls & Scams

| October 24, 2018
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            If you are like me you are getting calls on your cell phone about the car warranty, that you never had, expiring. Robocalls are annoying but usually not fraudulent. The fraudulent activity to be weary of now, according to the Federal Trade Commission, are calls from official sounding people who tell you your Social Security number has been suspended.

Of course the caller wants your personal information to help you un-suspend your number. . . Hang up! If you haven't already, set up your online Social Security account in order to check your benefits. Go to https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/.

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