How to avoid online scams

June 17, 2020

These days, internet scams come in many different forms. Here, we’ll show you how to protect yourself from fraud by recognizing and avoiding online scams.

Online scams can be hard to spot. One of the best ways to protect your financial and personal information is by staying informed – here’s what you need to know.

  1. Too-good-to-be-true prices: If a product’s price is too-good-to-be-true, it probably is. Avoid purchasing things with wildly low prices, especially if it’s from a retailer you’ve never heard of. 
  2. Limited contact info: If you can’t easily find a business’s address, phone number or customer service contact information on the website, it might be a scam. Legitimate businesses will make it easy to contact customer service and learn more about the company.

 

Looking for more information on financial security and protecting your money? Check out our asset protection resources.

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