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This Scam Starts With an Email, Then a Phone Call—What to Do If You're Targeted

By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Even though technology has made our lives easier in many ways, it's also exposed us to new vulnerabilities. Scammers are now quick to take advantage of any new ways to lure in victims and commit fraud or take your money. Many modern ploys can use messages or texts to trick people into giving up their information, while others can involve getting contacted by a surprising or unexpected number. But now, a new scam making the rounds uses both an email and then a phone call to take advantage of unsuspecting people. Read on to see what you should do if you're targeted.READ THIS NEXT: If You Find This on Your Car, Report It Immediately, Police Say in New Warning.Read the original article on Best Life.

This Scam Starts With an Email, Then a Phone Call—What to Do If You're Targeted

Even though technology has made our lives easier in many ways, it's also exposed us to new vulnerabilities. Scammers are now quick to take advantage of any new ways to lure in victims and commit fraud or take your money. Many modern ploys can use messages or texts to trick people into giving up their information, while others can involve getting contacted by a surprising or unexpected number. But now, a new scam making the rounds uses both an email and then a phone call to take advantage of unsuspecting people. Read on to see what you should do if you're targeted.

READ THIS NEXT: If You Find This on Your Car, Report It Immediately, Police Say in New Warning.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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