.2 Please be aware that there are several telephone scams currently being reported by members and friends. The caller will say they are from the social security office or the IRS and give you a number to call back. They will tell you there are problems with your accounts, or someone is using your ID to open account in another state. They wil try yo get your bank account info or ask you to verify information. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES GIVE THEM ANY INFORMATION! Hang up. The IRS and the Social Security Dept will never call and ask for info. They only communicate by mail. Click on the Protect Your Identity Link if you gave them any information.
.2 Another scammer pretends to be a relative asking for you to send them money to fix a car ot bail them out of jail! DO NOT FALL FALL FOR THIS.