Since the COVID-19 outbreak, some states have seen surges in fraudulent unemployment claims. It can be difficult to know if someone has claimed unemployment using your identity. Look out for notices from your state’s unemployment office or, if you are employed, your employer. If you are a victim of unemployment identity theft, report it to […]
The Federal Trade Commission warned of fake contact tracers trying to gather personal information from consumers. For reference, a contact tracer will never ask you for money or ask for any personal financial information, nor will they ask about your immigration status or send you links to download. If a supposed contact tracer does any […]
In order to track the spread of the coronavirus, contact tracers might reach out to you if you took a COVID-19 test or if someone you know has tested positive. You should be aware of the signs for when someone is pretending to be a contact tracer, but is really a scammer trying to get […]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently warned about potential scams related to the coronavirus. Now that vaccines are being rolled out and people are waiting their turns, scammers may contact people and tell them that they can sign up for a vaccine by providing personal information. Research where vaccines are being offered in your area […]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers to be wary of phishing scams related to COVID-19. With the vaccine rollout well underway, scammers have taken the opportunity to contact people claiming to have vaccine information or even miracle cures in an attempt to obtain sensitive information from them. Others go a different route, pretending […]
If you worked in an office before the pandemic, there’s a good chance that you’ve been working remotely at least part time since March 2020. Looking ahead, the end of the pandemic does not necessarily mean an end to remote work. In fact, 16% of employees will continue to work from home even after it […]
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