Watch out for Medicare scam, BBB warns

Scammers are attempting to persuade people to share sensitive information by claiming to be involved with Medicare or other government programs. "If they successfully get banking information, they'll use it to commit identity theft," said BBB's Frank Cilona. You can protect yourself by refusing to share sensitive information with unknown callers and by being cautious. If a call seems suspicious, it's a good idea to contact the relevant government agency or consult with BBB.

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