New Treasury Public Service Announcement Warns Americans About Phone Scams

New Treasury Public Service Announcement Warns Americans About Phone Scams: Picture this: You answer the phone, and an unfamiliar voice says you’ve won the lottery, even though you didn’t buy a ticket. To claim your winnings, you only need to provide your bank account and Social Security number. “It’s urgent!”  the caller says, “I need the information right now, or you will forfeit your winnings.” There are multiple variations: The caller claims to be a long lost family member, an employee at your bank or even a staffer at a federal benefit agency. It may sound too good to be true, and it is. ...more...