Guaranty Federal Bancshares : Protect Yourself and Loved Ones by Knowing How to Avoid a Scam
Here at Guaranty Bank, we’ve seen a sizable uptick in fraud attempts, particularly against older customers. They often fall victim to these crimes by simply trusting too much, so recognizing these common signs of a scam could help you or a loved one avoid falling for one.
Four Signs That It’s a Scam
1. Scammers PRETEND to be from an organization you know.
Scammers often pretend to be contacting you on behalf of the government. They might use a real name, like the Social Security Administration, the IRS, or Medicare, or make up a name that sounds official….