Our View: Be mindful of telephone, online scams
December 18, 2019
The other day I was sitting in the office when I received a voice recording that my stated Social Security Number had been suspended.
Because I have dealt with similar things in the past, I instantly knew this was a scam, but it was still very troubling. They wanted me to press "1" and would have then tried to get my Social Security Number. This is very dangerous because a lot of people get scared when they hear their number has been suspended when in fact it cannot happen. And once someone gives out their social security number bad things can happen.
This is just one example of the pop...