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How to Avoid Being Scammed

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This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Avoiding Scams (9780132333856) by Steve Weisman. Available in print and digital formats.

Don’t be the easiest victim! Simple, practical ways to significantly reduce the chances that you’ll be scammed.

There are things that you can do to lessen your chances of becoming a victim. Some are simple. Some require a little work. Many people are lazy and don’t want to take these steps. They’re the easiest victims. So, first, do you really want to receive those unsolicited offers of credit cards and insurance that provide opportunities for identity thieves....