Phishing schemes have been abundant for a few years now, but until recently they haven’t been quite as sophisticated. Take this email notice for example (an actual email received by one of our staff members just today) …
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Victims of phishing scams, which are designed to capture obtain your personal information (name, SS#, online passwords, accounts, etc) soon become victims ofidentity theft! So be on the lookout and if it looks
fishy phishy ( or even not) always do your homework and contact the organization yourself. A mere 5 minutes of detective work could save you 5 years of identity theft headaches.
PS: These type emails are so common, that even the BofA site has its own section for fraud
Author Helene Blowers