Smelling Smoke from Wildfires? Scammers Smell Opportunity

We have been masking up to protect ourselves from spreading the coronavirus, and now we are facing another state emergency, simultaneously fighting two dozen significant wildfires. Statewide, 1.1 million acres have burned and nearly 240,000 Californians have been evacuated from their homes. BEWARE of scams! The fires have added another layer of devastation and stress,

Cuídese de las estafas con cheques y los fraudes en los pagos relacionados con el coronavirus

El 30 de marzo, el Departamento del Tesoro de los Estados Unidos anunció que la distribución de cheques de estímulo debido al coronavirus ya estaba en marcha a través de pagos automáticos. Los cheques de estímulo, al igual que una devolución de impuestos, estarán a cargo del Servicio de Impuestos Internos (Internal Revenue Service, IRS).

Scammers Using Fear about the Coronavirus to Sell False Promises

Coronavirus scams are spreading. With requests for false charity donations and offers of vaccines, treatments, and cheap supplies, scammers are trying to take advantage of consumers’ pandemic fears. Companies are selling products with false claims they can prevent or cure the Coronavirus. By law, these companies would need evidence to back up their claims. Instead,

2020 U.S. Census is Almost Here, So Beware of Early Census Doorknockers

April 1 is National Census Day, which is quickly approaching. Recently, you should have received your 2020 Census questionnaire in the mail with instructions and your Census ID for online completion. Your response is important, kept confidential, and is required by law. You can respond three ways: mail, phone, or online!  While completing the Census is important,

BEWARE of Scammers Offering Help with your Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is here and it’s time to review your options. But beware of callers posing as Medicare representatives offering “help” or “assistance” in making decisions. They may ask for a fee to make changes to your current Medicare benefits or offer a faster and easier process to enroll. Don’t fall for this scam! Medicare will not call