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A new iTunes IRS Scam

Wintrust
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An apple a day keeps the scammer away! A new scheme has been on the loose, so don’t fall for it. Cybercriminals are posing as IRS agents confusing unsuspecting people and threatening that they have unpaid taxes. These criminals tell victims that they face late penalties and will be persecuted unless they comply. What makes

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Keep up with the dirty work: Protect your business from fraud

Wintrust
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Nothing gets past you. You’re familiar with fraud schemes, and you’ve taken the necessary precautions to protect yourself. But, scammers get more and more clever. It’s important to stay on top of the most recent scams so you’re aware of how your company could be targeted. Understanding these threats can save you, your employees and

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Leaving your digital legacy

Senior Adviser, CFP®, Ken Moraif, and Money Matters •
Kiplinger
Cyber security concept: closed padlock

My mom, who passed away a few years ago, was a very careful and meticulous person who kept a notebook with all of her online account passwords. Mom was also a Morse code operator in the Royal Air Force during WWII, so all of her passwords were in code. I was lucky: She told me

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