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In this workshop, you’ll learn how to detect and protect yourself from scams. You can listen to it here. Continue scrolling to read as well.
How to Detect a Scam
It’s hard to beat the convenience of online banking. Financial technology lets you perform your banking transactions quickly and conveniently from anywhere using a smartphone, tablet or computer. But to maintain your financial security, it’s important to understand how to recognize a scam and safeguard your personal information and your money from criminals.
These four lessons will teach you how to detect and protect yourself from a scam:
- • Lesson 1: The Most Common Types of Scams
- • Lesson 2: How to Spot a Scam
- • Lesson 3: How to Protect Yourself from a Scam
- • Lesson 4: How to Report a Scam
Scroll to the bottom of this page to watch a short introductory video about how to detect a scam.
Once you finish the video, you can begin this workshop by clicking on Lesson 1.
Track Your Progress
As you move through each lesson, a red progress bar on the right will tell you how much of the content you have completed. You can use the up or down arrows on the red bar to jump between sections within a lesson.
At the end of each lesson, be sure to take the brief quiz at the bottom of the page. Each quiz has three basic questions designed to summarize the material. Use the “Next” button to advance to a lesson.