How Fraudsters’ Preparation Makes Social Security Scams Seem Legit

Every day, intelligent and focused people are scammed. Some lose personal information. Others lose their hard-earned money. Some lose both. How can scams be so effective?

The answer lies not in the scam itself, but what goes on beforehand. Many scammers work diligently to establish an operation that’s built on deception. And while their acts are criminal in nature, they’re created to appear legitimate by using your real information against you.

Over on our blog page, we detail how preparation is a scammer’s best weapon. Luckily, it’s also our best defense. Let’s stay informed about scams, how they work, and how to protect ourselves as well as others.

How Scammers Prepare Their Schemes