Fraud

Smishing: A new way you might be phished

Jul 20, 2018
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Phishing scams are getting more complicated. Fraudsters are using new strategies to steal your personal information.

 

 

Smishing is a blend of SMS and phishing. You might get a worrying text message: your bank account is temporarily locked! Please reply with your username and password to release your hold. But on the other end of the message? A texter trying to steal your personal information.

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The Michigan Supreme Court announced this weekend it will take a case involving as many as 40 thousand unemployment insurance claimants falsely accused of fraud.


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