Beware: As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do scammers

Warning: Scammers targeting Medicare recipients with new genetic testing scheme. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General warns that as technology becomes more sophisticated, so do scammers. Currently scammers will often offer gifts at retirement communities, senior nutrition centers or Medicare expos for anyone who listened to a pitch about free DNA testing. During the event the scammer may swab a person’s cheek to collect saliva and gather identifying information, such as their name, date of birth and Medicare number. Read article here…

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