It is nearing November during a presidential election year and that means that there are abundant opportunities for identity thieves to take advantage of Americans.
During the height of the political discourse, scam artists will use the public’s interest in the campaigns against them by luring in victims to scams by baiting them with politically related hooks. These criminals know that this is a good time to try to scam people and will be out in full force trying to trick and deceive consumers into giving away their
personal and financial information.
Like any other important event, scam artists use the presidential election as a ruse for their criminal activity.
Read on to learn about past scams — and how to protect yourself today.