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Beware of the Latest Government Imposter Scams

Scammers claiming to be government officials may be calling you. They may give you a badge number, or even know information like the last four digits of your Social Security number. A Washington, D.C. area code on your caller ID also might seem convincing. But caller ID can be faked. This helpful article from the Federal Trade Commission outlines some helpful tips to keep you from getting scammed.