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Maybe someone said you’ve won the lottery, a prize or sweepstakes. Or they claim to be from the government and tell you there’s a problem with your Social Security number. And, to collect your winnings or solve your problem, you have to pay with gift cards. But here’s the thing: anyone who insists that you pay by gift card is always a scammer.
Have documents you’d like to dispose of safely? Or small electronics that you no longer use? Join Liberty Bank for this year’s drive-through, no-contact document shredding and small electronics recycling event on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Norwood branch at 6210 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (enter on Huntington Ave.). To help ensure everyone’s safety and reduce lines, reservations are required. Please call 773-489-3279 to reserve your spot.
When local stores ran out of the supplies we needed to manage COVID-19, many of us turned to online sources. According to a new Data Spotlight, scammers ran online sites and took orders for scarce items, but didn’t deliver.