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Unfortunately, postcard scams are a common form of financial crime across the country. Being aware of scammers’ tactics can help you to avoid being a victim of a scam.

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Unfortunately, phone scams are a common form of financial crime in Maine and across the country. Phone scammers can use many different angles to try to get your account information. Being aware of their tactics can help to avoid being a victim of a phone scam.

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The federal reserve will make it possible for companies to start processing same-day ACH (Automated Clearing House) debits starting on September 15, 2017. This can reduce the lag time between when you make an electronic transaction and when the money clears your account. For example, if you pay your cable bill in the morning, the…

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Financial Elder Abuse can include a range of conduct such as forging an elder’s signature, deceiving an elder to sign a deed, will, or power of attorney, or taking advantage of an elder in a vulnerable state of mind. Maine has many helpful resources for seniors to protect against fraud through financial education. 

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