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Here are the states hit hardest by coronavirus scams

Americans have lost nearly $50 million in scams and fraud schemes related to the coronavirus pandemic since the beginning of the year, according to the Federal Trade Commission.The agency has received over 67,800 complaints regarding fraud schemes related to Covid-19 from consumers, with about 46% saying they lost money in a scam. On average, victims lose about $450.

June 16, 2020 : CNBC

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Mobile And Online Banking Security During COVID-19: What You Need To Know

The coronavirus pandemic continues to shape the way people around the world live their daily lives. Both social distancing and calls to stay at home to avoid unnecessary interactions have meant rethinking how you approach daily tasks, including managing your money.

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What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Social Engineering

Consumers who were once loyal to in-store grocery shopping are now going digital to avoid visiting stores during the pandemic. To keep these “digital shifters” loyal, grocers must replicate their in-store experience on digital channels, says John Ross, CEO of the Independent Grocers Alliance. In the latest Commerce Connected Playbook, Ross discusses the challenges that come with enabling that experience — and how merchants can overcome them.

June 8, 2020 : PYMNTS

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Scammers could be pilfering $26 billion in fraudulent coronavirus pandemic unemployment claims: Labor Department Inspector General

Fraudsters are more aggressively targeting COVID-19-related unemployment insurance benefits designated for out-of-work Americans, government officials and nonprofits warn, lured by the more generous payouts the federal government is doling out because of the pandemic.

June 16, 2020 : ACFCS

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