Online shopping has soared in popularity since the beginning of the pandemic and with it brings a rise in scams attempting to steal your personal information. According to an article posted on Fraud.org, a new technique scammers use is a fake package delivery scam. Consumers will receive a text message, phone call, or email from sources that look like USPS, FedEx, or UPS saying they have a package waiting to be delivered, but some information is needed first. The consumer is asked to click a link to verify personal or payment information to the scammer to ensure delivery. People who fall for this scam can not only lose money but have their identity stolen as well. Learn how to protect yourself from this scam with the helpful tips below:
You can read the full Fraud.org article here.