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FTC warns of scams related to new medicare cards coming between April 2018 and April 2019

March 6, 2018


Lisa Weintraub Schifferle

Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer and Business Education

New Medicare cards are coming soon. Here’s what you need to know about your new card. 399 more words

Consumer Alerts

Scam of the day - March 4, 2018 - New Medicare Card Scams

Medicare has used a person’s Social Security number as his or her Medicare number since the inception of Medicare and despite the rest of the country recognizing that this puts Medicare recipients in serious danger of identity theft, Medicare resisted changing the Medicare number to a safer random number for many years.   430 more words

Identity Theft

The UN wants an International ID number for all!


By AL Whitney © copyround 2018
Permission is granted for redistribution if linked to original and AntiCorruption Society is acknowledged. 755 more words


13 Russians Indicted for Massive Operation to Sway US Election

Russian nationals reportedly used stolen American identities and infrastructure to influence the 2016 election outcome.

A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for a massive operation intended to interfere with the 2016 US presidential election. 229 more words

Cyber Security News

Scammers impersonate Social Security Administration

HOLT, Fla., Jan. 26, 2018–The Federal Trade Commission is receiving reports about scammer calls claiming to be from the Social Security Administration.

Callers tell their victims there’s been a computer problem and they need to confirm Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, date of birth or other personal information. 243 more words


CNN: Infant Social Security numbers are for sale on the dark web

CNN: Infant Social Security numbers are for sale on the dark web. “The personal details of children — including dates of birth and mother’s maiden names — have been sought after for years. 30 more words

Security & Legal Issues

#StupiderThan George - Houston Robber Has SSN Tattooed On Forehead

People Who are ACTUALLY dumber than our co-host (which is saying something)

Story 1 – Houston Robber Has Social Security Number Tattooed On Forehead 

Cops call him ‘Social Security.’ His forehead tattoo explains why.

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