Boyfriend Girlfriend Scam

Romance Scams Beyond the job losses and economic fallout of the pandemic, the loneliness and isolation brought on by our virtual lives has real consequences. This might explain why romance scams reached a record $304 million in losses reported to the FTC in 2020. That’s up about 50% from 2019. Romance scams can start [...]

2021-03-25T14:17:00-04:00March 4th, 2021|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Telephone Scams|

Unemployment Scams

Is a scammer getting unemployment benefits in your name? large-scale scam erupting in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, imposters are filing claims for unemployment benefits, using the names and personal information of people who have not filed claims. People learn about the fraud when they get a notice from their state unemployment benefits [...]

2021-02-25T10:14:18-05:00June 3rd, 2020|Personal Scams, Privacy Issues|

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 [...]

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