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A Phone Scam That Starts With a Postcard
In a complaint filed with the FCC, a consumer described a scam that began with a postcard marked "urgent, regarding a reward" in the consumer's name. When the consumer called the toll-free number to claim the prize, the woman who answered said there was a "handling fee." Read more
Don't Let Your Mobile Number Get Hijacked
Scammers may target your mobile number to access private texts, calls and other personal information. Posing as you, they ask your phone company to 'port' your number to a new device, enabling them to reset your financial and social-media access credentials before you know it. Learn more about porting