The best defense against financial scams and trickery is EDUCATION.
-September 10, 2012

With the proliferation of on line scams, which can easily be made to appear very legit, the best defense is education.

There are a number of great resources out there. Take the time to learn about them at some of these resources.

www.fbi.gov

www.ftc.gov

www.secretservice.gov

www.oag.state.tx.us

www.lookstoogoodtobetrue.com

You may also want to check your credit reports to determine if there has been any unauthorized or suspicious activity. You are entiteled to one free credit report per year. To obtain your report go to www.annualcreditreport.com or call 1-877-322-8228. The three credit reporting agencies are, TransUnion, Experian and Equifax.

Stay vigilant!!

 

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