Watch For Scammers

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Ohio Attorney General, Dave Yost is warning consumers that illegal robocallers are trying to ruin Christmas by posing as a legitimate businesses…such as Amazon, Apple or PayPal…all to steal your money. They say the scammers suggest…under the guise of wanting to help remedy the situation…that a large purchase has been charged to your credit card. Officials say…legitimate companies don’t do business this way…so just hang up. The hope by the crooks is…you get panicky…and start giving out personal information…credit card numbers and the like. On Amazon’s website, company guidelines make clear that Amazon would never call a customer to seek personal information or discuss a refund that the customer isn’t already expecting.

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