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Scam Alert from AARP


January 7, 2019

Scammers are spoofing the Social Security Administration’s 1-800 number in order to get you to provide vital personal information.

The scam is becoming more prevalent by the day. The scammers are spoofing caller ID to trick people into thinking that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is calling. The callers then attempt to engage with the recipients and get them to provide important financial or personal information.

Spoofing involves using technology to change the number that appears on caller ID to something different. In this case, the calls appear to be coming from the SSA, disp...

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