BBB: imposter scams targeting students

(WTNH)– Howard Schwartz of the Better Business Bureau joined CT Style to talk about impostor scams targeting students.

Impostor scams involve people posing as a representatives of a government agency, bank, the court system, charities etc. But they all use fear to get us to let down our guard and they usually target students and the elderly.

Schwartz suggests that you don’t entirely trust your caller ID. He also explains that the government and insurance companies will never ask for a person’s information over the phone or demand payment over the phone.

For more tips, watch the video above.

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