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Scams and schemes, how to avoid being scammed.

What is scamming?

Scamming is basically when someone tries to cheat you into giving your personal information and account passwords while giving nothing in return

How to prevent being scammed over email!

One of the biggest ways that scammers try to get to you is via email. Some of the ways you can decipher that a email is a scam is by checking for the following signs!

(*1*) Check if the email is too good to be true, ex/ Win $500,000,000,000, just send you paypal or bank information and we will transfer it immediately!

(*2*) Check for a sense of urgency ( are they giving you a time limit in which you are supposed to send the account information)

(*3*) Are there any spelling errors?

(*4*) Is your account in trouble?

(*5*) Do they give a generic greeting? ex/ Dear fellow paypal user etc.

How to avoid being scammed by an identity theif!

(*1*) Do not give out your social security number to anyone over the internet

(*2*) Do not tell anybody your account information for social media sites

(*3*) Do not give out your phone number or location

If you follow all of these steps you will not be scammed. But if you do, then chances are you will. Have a great day.

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