Authorities are asking the public to be on the alert for phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the Social Security Administration

Authorities are asking the public to be on the alert for phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the Social Security Administration.

People are asked to be wary of suspicious calls and are urged not to divulge personal information.

If you suspect that you have received a call from someone falsely claiming to be from the Social Security Administration, please report the call to the Social Security Admini­stra­tion’s Fraud Hotline at 1-800-269-0271.

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