Tips from the BBB and IDShield

Could You Fall for a Scam?

The first quarter of 2016 saw thousands of complaints reported to the BBB’s Scam Tracker. Many of the targets recognized the scam and avoided it. But some did not.

Kroll’s Investigators hear from IDShield members with questions about scams daily. In this Investigator Insight they look at the top ten as identified by the BBB. (Read More)

Reroute Robocalls
Phone calls are one method scammers use to reach people. They use automated or “robo” calls to dial thousands of numbers quickly and easily.
This Investigator Tips looks at ways to combat robocalls. Interestingly, a couple of the the methods resulted from contests sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission. (Read More)

Here is a prime example of a current scam.
This call is NOT from the IRS.
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(click or tap the speaker to hear the call)


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