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Text Message Scam Warning

Text Message Scam Warning A Scam Alert from SCARS You Are All Familiar With Annoying Spam Text Messages! We Hate Them Don't We! You get messages at all hours, day and night, about insurance, buying used cars, car warranties, and anything else spammers think they can sell you. Plus countless businesses that you know and do business with now use text messages as a way to keep you [...]

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Tax Identity Thieves And IRS Imposters Are Ready For Tax Season

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Tax Identity Thieves And IRS Imposters Are Ready For Tax Season Tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Join the FTC and its partners for Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week to find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if you or someone you know runs into problems. What is tax identity theft? It happens when someone uses your Social Security [...]

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Scammers Ask Victims To Install Software Or Apps

SCARS™ Scam Alert: Scammers Ask Victims To Install Software Or Apps WARNING: If A Scammer Asked You To Install Software Or An App Get Rid Of It! We are finding that a new trick that scammers are employing is to ask victims to install remote access software / apps on their computers and phones! These Include:  ANYDESK, TEAM VIEWER, and Others. What this does is give the scammer remote access and remote control of your [...]

SCARS™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam

SCARS™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam A New Kind Of Scam Is Appearing Thanks To Google Searches ... You are minding your own business searching Google or Bing for left-handed kumquats or spring-tailed dandy-lions and you see a link to an interesting website link in the search results. You click on the link and it immediately redirects you to something else. A different website or page. If you have a good [...]