Don’t let scammers make an ‘April fool’ out of you

Ever had the wool pulled over your eyes or taken a wooden nickel? It can happen to the best of us, but with a little knowledge and a bit more caution, you can avoid becoming a scam artist’s next “April fool.” The scammer might try to get you with a phishing email asking you to click…

A bad credit score is no April Fool’s Day joke

There are numerous ways in which an identity thief can make unauthorized charges on your existing credit card accounts, or open new accounts under your name. The annual Consumer Sentinel Network report issued by the Federal Trade Commission indicated that of the overall two million complaints received, nearly one in five involved identity theft. Among…