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SCLS Lawyers’ Top Scams and Theft That Raise Red Flags

Let’s take a look at the top scams that SCLS Lawyers say raise the red flag of caution at this time of year.

  1. Package Theft
  2. Gift Card Fraud
  3. Fake Temporary Holiday Jobs
  4.  Fake Websites
  5. Fake Freebies
  6. Fake Charities
  7. Phishing Emails

KEEP IN MIND OUR TOP TIPS ON HOLIDAY SPENDING

  • Online shopping? Pay by credit card.
  • Buy gift cards for gifts, not for payments.
  • Research charities before you donate.
  • Give gifts, not personal information.
  • Don’t save your credit card information on retail sites.
  • If possible use a third-party payment method.
  • Enable purchase alerts on all credit cards and mobile payment apps.
  • Disable international purchases on all credit cards.
  • Only make purchases from your home or cellular network.

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