Tag: Scam

Hackers Tempt Federal Workers With Free Fast Food in COVID-19 Scams

on April 23, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

According to Google, cyber spies backed by foreign governments are using offers of free meals to trick federal employees into revealing login information.

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Preventing Fraud In Federal Retiree Payments

By on March 9, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Preventing Fraud In Federal Retiree Payments

A bill has passed Congress to protect people receiving payments under FERS or CSRS from fraud by a person receiving the payment on behalf of the retiree.

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Warning Issued About New Social Security Scam

By on January 13, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Warning Issued About New Social Security Scam

SSA has issued an alert about a new Social Security scam that uses fake documents to try to steal your money.

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No, ICE Will Not Be Patrolling Voting Locations on Election Day

By on November 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
No, ICE Will Not Be Patrolling Voting Locations on Election Day

Rumors that ICE will be patrolling polling places on election day have surfaced, but the agency says they are false.

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Is That the SSA Calling You?

By on November 2, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Is That the SSA Calling You?

A recent nationwide phone scam is using the reputation of the Social Security Administration to try to bait people into giving out personal information.

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SSA Warns Americans to Be Wary of Scams

By on August 29, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
SSA Warns Americans to Be Wary of Scams

The Social Security Administration is warning Americans to remain vigilant about ongoing scams targeting Social Security benefits.

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Investment Fraud Warning for Federal Employees!

By on August 22, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Investment Fraud Warning for Federal Employees!

Recent SEC warnings about fraudsters targeting federal employees may leave you feeling apprehensive about working with financial advisors. These are some tips on how to spot scam artists.

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SEC Issues Alert to Federal Employees

By on August 1, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
SEC Issues Alert to Federal Employees

The SEC has issued a warning to current and former federal employees about investment scam artists who may pretend to be affiliated with federal agencies.

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OPM Issues Warning About Annuity Scam

By on June 20, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Warning About Annuity Scam

OPM recently issued an alert about a scam that is targeting the annuities of retired federal employees.

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Former Postal Worker Guilty in $1.2 Million Scam

By on March 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Former Postal Worker Guilty in $1.2 Million Scam

A former Postal Worker has admitted to participating in a scam that cost the federal government about $1.2 million.

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