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Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Warn of Impersonation Scam Involving Credentials and Badges

From the Social Security Administration: Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Warn of Impersonation Scam Involving Credentials and Badges May 20, 2022 Download a PDF of this Scam Alert New reports show that scammers are reviving an old tactic to gain trust. Scammers are emailing and texting pictures of real and doctored law enforcement credentials and badges to prove they are legitimate …

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The Spring 2022 newsletter is available!

The Spring Quarterly 2022 newsletter is in the mail, but you can also view it here online today! Click on the image below to view the RPEC Spring Quarterly 2022 newsletter. You can find this edition as well as past editions by going to the menu bar above and selecting Publications, then Council Newsletter.  

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WA launches new way to report illegal robocalls

From The Spokesman-Review: By Amanda Zhou Seattle Times SEATTLE – Robocalls aren’t just annoying – some are actually illegal. As of Tuesday, there’s a new way for Washingtonians to report them. In a continuation of the office’s work to stop illegal robocalls, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson launched a new form for people to report illegal, harassing calls. Certain types …

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Fraudsters use plastic card scam to target people on Medicare

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: Fraudsters use plastic card scam to target people on Medicare Scammers are at it again! They’re calling people on Medicare claiming Medicare is replacing the paper Medicare cards with plastic ones that include chips. This is not true. Medicare is not replacing the paper cards. Medicare will never call beneficiaries to sell anything …

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