6 Scam Signs All Illinois Residents Need to Look Out For This Holiday Season
Phone, email, and internet scams are nothing new, but it seems like every week a new one starts making the rounds, so it keeps getting harder to filter the crap from the legit.
With the holiday season upon us our inboxes will be crammed with all kinds of store promotions and deals, so you really need to be on the lookout for scams lurking in the midst.
6 Biggest Signs It's a Scam
No matter where you look, most experts agree that these are the 6 biggest signs that scream I'M BEING SCAMMED:
Pretending to Be Someone You Know
As your social and to-do calendar quickly fills up and you barely have time to think, PLEASE don't fall victim to any scammers. It is too easy to do during hectic times, and scammers like to feast on the most vulnerable. Don't be one of them.
The Most Bizarre Items Ever Stolen From Illinois Residents
My mom once told me that "people will steal anything that's not nailed down." Times certainly have changed since then. The thieves now have nail removers.
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