Be Alert and Aware – Tax Scammers Don’t Take a Summer Vacation

The IRS has identified several new variations of standard tax scams involving fake tax bills and demands for payments. Many of these scams involve purchasing and transferring information using a gift card or iTunes card. Other scams to be aware of include: Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) Scam This scam involves con artists claiming[ … ]

The World is Chipping Away at Credit Card Fraud—But Individual Vigilance is Still Key

EMV chip technology, which is the first major upgrade for credit card fraud protection in many years, is slowly being rolled out by merchants around the world, including in the United States. While this technology has the potential to provide better security for your credit card data, it still has its limits and it is[ … ]