According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, phishing scams were the most prevalent threat in the U.S. in 2020. Americans lost a reported 54 million dollars to phishing schemes last year alone! So how can you protect yourself? Michelle Nutter from the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General has some ideas.
If you believe you’ve been scammed by phishing or otherwise, contact the PA Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection at 1-800-441-2555, through email, or by filing a complaint online.