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National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

Once every 43.8 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thefts like these cost millions of dollars for owners and insurers, and cause insurance premiums to skyrocket – making…

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Contractor Fraud Awareness Week

Contractor Fraud Awareness Week is here! From July 12 through 16, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is highlighting the problem of contractors and vendors who take advantage of disaster victims in the aftermath of catastrophes.

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Credit Card Fraud: Sharing Your Number Over the Phone

Did you know that credit card fraud is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft? According to businesswire.com, credit card fraud losses were over $20 billion in 2019. A significant portion of that fraud resulted from over-the-phone transactions. So,…

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Beware of Summertime Scams and Fraudsters

In the minds of so many, summertime evokes thoughts of relaxation, taking it easy, going on vacation, and enjoying yourself at the beach. But, unfortunately, criminals can take advantage of you any time of the year. Fraudsters may use the…

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Make Sure Your Summer Isn’t a Bummer – Insure Your Fun!

It’s time to put the boat on the lake and get the ATVs out of storage. It’s also a great time to check with your insurance agent to make sure your summer fun items are properly protected. Here are some…

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Your Ultimate Spring and Summer Home Maintenance Guide

Here’s a comprehensive home maintenance checklist that can help you stay on top of things as the spring season begins to wind down and the summer season is just around the corner!

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Make Road Safety a Top Priority This Planting Season

With farmers in and out of fields for planting season, it’s important for everyone to do their part to help keep our farmers and motorists safe. Many of the on-road accidents can be avoided by having patience, using extreme caution,…

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Fraud Schemes Impacting Veterans

With Memorial Day coming up, we can be reminded that insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans.  Military veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data. Fraud is the second-most costly white-collar crime…

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How to Lose Your Identity in a Day (If You’re Not Careful)

A recent poll found 92% of American adults have taken at least one big data security risk in the past year. [1] With identity theft on the rise, why are so many adults careless when it comes to protecting their…

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Don’t Just Throw it Out: How to Protect the Environment and Your Personal Data

As the popularity of the internet and electronic devices continues to grow, so do the number of places where cybercriminals can find—and steal—our personal data. The rise in device ownership is also creating an enormous amount of e-waste. The World…

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