RBFCU provides tips on how to spot phishing, Medicare scams and charity scams
You can spot scammers with these tips:Don’t give out personal information when you didn’t initiate the contact. Some emails seem to come from a trusted source asking you to update personal information. Medicare scamsMedicare scams often involve fraudsters posing as health care professionals or Medicare representatives who attempt to have the elderly provide personal information and/or their Medicare ID number. If contact is made via telephone, Medicare will not ask for specific account numbers, details, or personal identifying information. For more information, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers information on how to guard your new Medicare ID card.