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21 06, 2023

How Can I Recover Money From a Scammer?

2023-06-21T17:29:53-05:00June 21st, 2023|Consumer Protection, Scams|

How Can I Recover Money From a Scammer? Every year, more and more people fall prey to scams. Data from the Federal Trade Commission shows that in 2021, consumers reported losing more than $5.8 billion to fraud. That’s a 70% increase from 2020. Imposter scams are the most common scams, followed by online shopping scams. What does [...]

21 06, 2023

How To Avoid Being Scammed After a Natural Disaster

2023-06-21T17:31:42-05:00June 21st, 2023|Green Country News|

How To Avoid Being Scammed After a Natural Disaster In the wake of natural disasters, scammers are known to seek out victims amongst the wreckage. From home contractors who don’t deliver what they promise to fraudulent charities and even outright theft, it’s especially important to be vigilant after disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and [...]

15 12, 2022

Are You Sharing Your Security Answers on Social Media?

2022-12-15T14:39:57-06:00December 15th, 2022|Cyber Security|

Are You Sharing Your Security Answers on Social Media? Social media can be a lot of fun, but if you’re not careful, it can be an easy road to identity theft, account takeover, and more. The three texts mentioned below are from actual posts that have come across sites like Facebook, inviting others to share [...]

24 08, 2022

Recent Scam Activity – Wires & Zelle

2022-08-24T16:18:13-05:00August 24th, 2022|Consumer Protection, Fraud, Scams|

Be aware of the latest scam activity We’ve recently seen digital money movement fraud on the rise. A scammer can contact you requesting payment through a Wire Transfer or transfer via Zelle – these methods allow money to be sent quickly, and the funds are often hard to trace and recover. You should never wire [...]

13 06, 2022

Common Types of Scams

2022-06-13T08:33:43-05:00June 13th, 2022|Consumer Protection, Scams|

Common types of scams Scammers are constantly finding new ways to steal your money. You can protect yourself by knowing what to look out for. Here are some of the most common types of frauds and scams. Learn what to watch for and what steps to take to keep yourself, your loved ones, and your [...]

14 07, 2021

Seven Steps to Protecting Your Child From Identity Theft

2021-07-14T09:00:44-05:00July 14th, 2021|Consumer Protection, Cyber Security, Identity Theft|

Seven Steps to Protecting Your Child From Identity Theft It’s a shocking experience thousands of parents have endured: finding out someone else has been using their child’s identity. It’s heartbreaking to think of a young person trying to start out in life with an unjustly tarnished credit history. To guard against a future of frustration [...]

29 01, 2021

Scam Alert – COVID Vaccinations & Oklahoma Vaccine portal

2021-01-29T13:12:44-06:00January 29th, 2021|COVID-19, Fraud|

As the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out continues, it’s important to be on the lookout for scams. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN) recently issued a new warning about vaccine scams: Beware of scams offering early access to vaccines for a fee. Keep an eye out for phishing scams where scammers email or text you with phony [...]

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