Last week I was on Fox Business’ The Willis Report to discuss the surge in IRS phone scams. Over the last year and half there have been over 3,000 victims who reported over $14 million in stolen funds. If you aren’t the target of these scams your parents and grandparents are. There are simple ways to prevent fraud. Watch the video to learn the best ways to protect yourself. And also, for a clear plan of what to do if you are scammed.
Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the host of the popular radio show and podcast, The Pete the Planner Show. Pete is considered one of the foremost experts on financial wellness in the world, but he’s just as likely to talk your ear off about bass fishing.