How to Protect Yourself from Online Scams
In today's online environment, scammers are continually developing and using sophisticated techniques to steal from unsuspecting individuals. Scammers can target you in various ways. Identity theft, fraud, and misappropriation of funds can happen through emails, online links, text messages, phone calls, or letters.
Cyber scammers utilize tactics such as:
Unfortunately, no one is immune to becoming a victim of a scam, and in order to keep your identity and money safe and secure, you must remain vigilant and educated on the most common scams. It’s very important to be cautious when interacting with strangers, particularly online. Once you fall prey to a scam, there is likely no way to get your money back.