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Social Security Phishing Scam

Recently the Division of Consumer Affairs received notice of a new Phising scam asking for the recipient to update their personal information. A sample of the notice follows below

 

While this appears to be from the Social Security Administration Don't click on the link or provide any information. You may be giving criminal access to your machine or personal information. The Social Security Administration does not sent unsolicited emails or text messages requesting personal information that should already be in their records. Legitimate business and government agencies do not ask you to send sensitive information through insecure channels.

You can verify the legitimacy of any text messages, emails, or phone calls by calling your local Social Security Office or the nationwide toll-free customer service at 1-800-772-1213. Callers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can call Social Security's TTY number at 1-800-325-0778. Do not use phone numbers or links provided in a suspicious email, text, or phone call.

You can set up a "my Social Security" account at www.socialsecurity.gov.

 

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