Slam the Scam

Inspector General Declares March 5 National “Slam the Scam” Day

Victims lost nearly $153 million just in the 2019 fiscal year alone.

The Inspector General for the Social Security Administration has declared March 5, 2020 as National “Slam the Scam” Day in an attempt to raise awareness for government phone scams. The scams, in which callers pretend to be government employees to get people to reveal personal information or make payments, has become the number one type of consumer fraud reported to…