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Social Security scams

If you receive a call, text, or email that purports to be from the Social Security Administration and :

o Threatens to suspend your Social Security number, even if they have part or all of your Social Security number

o Warns of arrest of legal action

o Demands or requests immediate payment

o Requires payment by gift card, prepaid debit card, internet currency, or by mailing cash

o Pressures you for personal information

o Requests secrecy

o Threatens to seize your bank account

o Promises to increase your Social Security benefit

o Tries to gain your trust by providing fake "documentation," false "evidence," or the name of a real government official

It is a SCAM