Many phone and email scams try to get you to share personal information. If you did not initiate the call or the email is from an unknown source or seems suspicious do not provide any information.
Never share account information or passwords. Be sure to log out after each use. Create strong passwords and change them periodically.
Review your bank and credit card statements regularly and request and review your free credit report annually. Set up alerts to notify you of irregular activity.
Make sure your computer, tablet and phone have up-to-date software and antivirus and malware protection.
If you notice any suspicious activity, notify us and any other applicable parties as soon as possible.
While tax-related fraud and identity theft comes in many forms, there are several ways that it can begin. They all involve obtaining a victim’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Here are some common scams to watch out for:
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Download our free guide, “The Basics of Identity Theft”, to learn more about identity theft and discover ways to protect your personal and account information.