Warning: Scams abound.

Warning: Scams abound. This is a quick note to remind you that these are perilous times. There are phone scams, email scams, phishing scams, tax scams, website hijacking scams, etc., etc., the list goes on. Why do you care? Because the scammers are getting cleverer, and the potential cost of being scammed is great. 

So, we are including a few resources here to help you avoid the stress, wasted time and potential financial loss associated with being scammed. The links below will connect you with useful pages published by the Federal Trade Commission and the Internal Revenue Service. A few minutes of reading here might avoid serious problems. 

Phishing: Don’t take the bait.

Getting calls from the SSA?

FTC: Most recent scam alerts.

IRS: Tax scams/consumer alerts.

IRS: Scam index.

PS. Please note that when you log onto FPAI.net you should see green in the address box. That’s in addition to the lock. The green letters, or green box depending on your browser is your proof that you have not been re-directed to a scammer’s website.

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