Fraud is on the rise this holiday season. Click here to learn more about how to keep yourself safe from scams.
As the holidays come closer, fraud cases continue to rise. Scammers will often use text message/email links posing to be legitimate sources, such as online vendors, your bank, utility company, and more, to steal your account information. As a precaution, ensure that you do not click on any links in emails/text messages or attachments that you cannot verify the validity of. If the messages come with demands or extreme urgency, it is most likely a bad actor.
Here are a few tips to ensure you can verify the phone call, text message, or email is legitimate
If you would like to learn more about how fraudsters try to steal your information, visit thefraudfighters.org, a free resource provided by American 1