Check Your Phone Bill for Slamming and Cramming
Slamming is the illegal practice of switching your wireline phone company service without permission. Cramming is the illegal act of placing unauthorized charges on your phone bill. Check your monthly phone bill closely and learn what you can do if you find a billing issue like slamming or cramming.
Don't Fall for Spoofed IRS Calls
While scammers know no season, the Internal Revenue Service does. To avoid tax scams, it helps to know the do's and don'ts.
The FCC offers tips and resources to help you avoid annoying and often illegal robocalls and robotexts and scams that use caller ID spoofing to trick you into answering your phone. If you think you've been the victim of a robocall or spoofing scam, you can file a complaint with the FCC or with the FTC.