Scams Reach Record

Phone Scams Reach Record 10.2 Billion. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

The year is coming close to the end, and it’s not a surprise that phone scams reached a record 10.2 billion in 2016. Especially during the holiday season, scammers are targeting victims with fake cruise and gift card offers and bogus charities, increasing holiday scams by 113% since last year, reported Hiya.

Credit.com takes a cue and raises awareness of the top phone scams that have affected consumers in 2016. Check it out by clicking the image below:

Scams Reach Record

And with tax season just around the corner, here’s a few tips from Credit.com on how you can avoid becoming a victim of the IRS scam:

 

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