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Posted on: April 19, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Protect Yourself from Phone Scams

The Department of Justice estimates that $40 billion is lost every year to telemarketing scams. And, it turns out that a large majority of the victims are over the age of 50.Phone scams targeting seniors are popular because older adults make twice as many purchases over the phone as the rest of us, so they’re more likely to become victims. Learn ways to protest yourself.

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