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Fraud & Scam Trends

By: Yanna
November 17th, 2023

FRAUD AWARENESS SERIES what is a brushing scam? A brushing scam is a deceptive technique where third-party sellers on e-commerce platforms send unsolicited items to unsuspecting individuals. The primary aim of this scam is to boost the seller's ratings and create false positive customer reviews, subsequently increasing their sales.

Fraud & Scam Trends

By: Yanna
November 17th, 2023

FRAUD AWARENESS SERIES what is a gift card scam? Gift card scams are a type of fraud where scammers manipulate victims into buying gift cards and sharing the card number and [tooltip1]. Once the scammer has these details, they quickly drain the funds from the card.

Fraud & Scam Trends

By: Yanna
November 17th, 2023

FRAUD AWARENESS SERIES what is a package delivery scam? Package delivery scams often start with a fraudulent text message, email, or even a note left on your door. These messages typically alert you about a supposed missed delivery or a package that can't be delivered due to incorrect details or unpaid fees.

Fraud & Scam Trends

By: Yanna
November 17th, 2023

FRAUD AWARENESS SERIES what is phishing? Phishing scams are a prevalent form of cybercrime that involve tricking individuals into divulging sensitive information like passwords, credit card numbers, or Social Security numbers. Cybercriminals achieve this by masquerading as reputable entities in what appears to be legitimate communication channels, such as emails or text messages.

Fraud & Scam Trends

By: Yanna
November 17th, 2023

FRAUD AWARENESS SERIES what is an online shopping scam? Online shopping scams are fraudulent practices carried out by cybercriminals to deceive unsuspecting customers into paying for goods or services that don't exist, are counterfeit, or will never be delivered. As e-commerce continues to grow, so does the sophistication and prevalence of these scams, especially during high-traffic shopping seasons like the holidays!

Fraud & Scam Trends

By: Yanna
November 17th, 2023

The holiday season is a time of joy, but it's also a prime time for scammers to target unsuspecting individuals. Take a peek at some of the top scam trends for the holiday season for tips and tricks on how to avoid them!

Auto Buying

By: Yanna
November 7th, 2023

When you purchase a car, you might take out a loan to cover the cost. However, as soon as you hit the road, the value of your car starts to depreciate. Now, let's say your car gets stolen or is damaged beyond repair. You file a claim with your primary auto insurance provider, and they cover the car's current market value, which is the amount your car was worth right before the unfortunate incident.

Building Savings | Money Basics

By: Yanna
October 6th, 2023

Imagine setting up or switching your direct deposit from the comfort of your couch, with just a few clicks. Now, you can with Skyla’s new (and free) direct deposit tool! We're transforming the payday experience with about simplicity, security, and flexibility. Plus, this isn't just about your regular paycheck - even social security payments can be updated, too!