New Caregiver Alert: Phishing and Vishing

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Did You Know?

Scammers target people they think may be vulnerable through email (phishing) and phone/voice (vishing) scams. Common phishing and vishing scams reported by consumers with a disability include fraudsters claiming:
  • To represent a government authority or well-known business
  • That they are looking for a relationship
  • That the target has won a lottery or competition

Learn the types of online scams and what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim of phishing or vishing in this latest Caregiver Alert by the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).


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