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The following articles provide helpful information on specific types of scams and fraud to be aware of. An archive of past articles is located at the bottom of the page for your use.


Don't Bank on that Check

Scammers know how to design phony checks to make them look legitimate. In fact, the Council of Better Business Bureaus just released a list of the most “risky” scams, based on how likely people are to be targeted, how likely to lose money, and how much money they lost. Fake checks were number two.

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Skimmers

Self-checkout lanes at a store can be fast and convenient; however, if you choose to use them your BBB is suggesting you take a second look at the machine you use to swipe your credit or debit card. 

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Smartphones for Banking

This year the number of mobile phone users will surpass 5 billion worldwide.

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How long should I keep records?

The length of time you should keep a document depends on the action, expense, or event which the document records. Generally, you must keep your records that support an item of income, deduction or credit shown on your tax return until the period of limitations for that tax return runs out.

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