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Telephone Scams

Phone scam artists call potential victims and try to trick them into sharing personal information by posing as a reputable company that you recognize. Recently caller ID spoofing has emerged as a tool for criminals to make it appear that they are calling from a bank or other financial institution. That helps them convince consumers to divulge account numbers, passwords and other sensitive information.

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