Boy, scammers are in seventh heaven with all the upheaval in the world. They are really pulling out all the stops to swindle people. Take a look at these top Phishing scams and stay safe online.
The IRS won’t call you! They are having enough trouble staffing their offices and processing returns. They won’t call about your stimulus money or SBA loan. Phishing e-mails and phone calls are on the rise from hackers trying to steal information.
Be aware of these fake scams. The FTC reports over the past month have revealed an influx of work-at-home scams, fake e-mails about fake COVID-19 funding, Coronavirus testing or treatments, and even donation sites to support others through these difficult times.
Keep your staff informed. Share the www.consumer.ftc.gov website with your friends and family so they know what types of scams are circulating. This site has a lot of information on how to recognize the warning signs and keep your company safe.
Not sure what you're looking at? Sometimes scams do look familiar or legitimate. If you don’t know what you’re looking at, don’t click on anything. If there is a phone number, call. If it’s a contact you don’t recognize, delete the message and move on.