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Consumer Reports: Phishing Scams

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Like death and taxes, online scams are inevitable.

Among the most widely known schemes is phishing, in which perpetrators try to steal your private information such as online account log-ins and personal financial data.

Phishing is done through fake e-mails, websites and even phone texts, but there are telltale signs that can help you identify phishing cons.  You can find Consumer Reports’ complete report at ConsumerReports.org.