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Beware of Scams During Tax Season

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-19/senior-issues/beware-of-scams-during-tax-season/a50471-1 February 19, 2016 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the deadline to file income tax forms coming up, Pennsylvanians are being warned to guard against fraud and … Continue reading

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Identity Theft: Reduce Your Risk of Becoming a Victim

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): Up to 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Although nothing can guarantee that you won’t become a victim, there are things you can do to help minimize your risk (http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/consumers/deter.html), including: Guarding your Social … Continue reading

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National Consumer Protection Week—March 6-12, National

From the Federal Trade Commission (http://www.ftc.gov):   National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) (http://www.ncpw.gov/) is an opportunity to raise awareness about the free resources available from government agencies and nonprofit organizations to educate people about online safety, identity theft, credit and … Continue reading

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