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Scammers using COVID-19 to scam people

COVID-19 / Corona Virus Scams Scammers are experts at shifting tactics and changing their messages to catch you off guard. This is especially true as they take advantage of anxieties related to the Coronavirus. Here’s a quick alert about some current government imposter scams using COVID-19 that are popping up on our radar. *Don’t [...]

Corona Virus (COVID-19) information

Peoples Savings and Loan Company  As the impact of COVID-19 spreads and affects our community, we at PSALC want to inform you of the steps we are taking to help protect the health and safety of our customers and staff.  UPDATE:  As of noon, March 19, 2020,  Peoples Savings and Loan Company will be temporarily closing our lobbies at both locations.  Our drive-thrus will remain [...]

2020-05-22T15:25:14-04:00March 14th, 2020|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Uncategorized|

CarBuyingScams

Put the brakes on phony online car sales For more information or the original article from the FTC Click Here For more information on spotting a scam on Craigslist Click Here You can buy practically anything online, including used cars. But before you shell out any hard-earned cash, here’s a warning about scammers trying [...]

2020-05-22T15:30:03-04:00June 17th, 2019|Financial, Personal Scams|

Scammers want more from you

Spear phishing scammers want more from you For more information visit the FTC website here “I’m calling from [pick any bank]. Someone’s been using your debit card ending in 2345 at [pick any retailer]. I’ll need to verify your Social Security number — which ends in 8190, right? — and full debit card information [...]

Don’t Pay fees to lower your payments

Don't pay fees to company that promise to lower your car payment or stop a repossession.  This is almost always a scam.  Never pay upfront for a service like this and make sure to talk to the lender during the process.  Our suggestion would be to go to your lender and talk directly to [...]

2018-05-15T09:25:20-04:00May 15th, 2018|Financial, Personal Scams|

Are you sick of robocalls and wish you could block them?

Are you sick of robocalls?  Do you want to block them?  Here's some information to allow you to do that. If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, it's a robocall.  We’ve seen a significant increase in the number of illegal robocalls because internet-powered phone systems have [...]

Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week has an event for you January 30, 2017 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education Today we’re kicking off Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Tax identity theft happens when a scammer files a fraudulent tax return using your Social Security number (SSN) and claims your refund. [...]

2017-03-06T12:46:57-05:00January 31st, 2017|Identity Theft, Personal Scams, Taxes, Telephone Scams|
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