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5 scams that are taking even the smartest victims

5 scams that are taking even the smartest victims
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When it comes to crimes that cost you money, there is nothing like being well informed to protect yourself and your cash. If you're a longtime Komando.com reader, you've been way ahead of the pack when it comes to scams.

These days, Facebook scams, robocalls and other scams are top stories on the nightly news. They're so commonplace that it may seem like scams are not a big deal.

Far from it. We've been telling you about them for years. What we've noticed is that scammers are getting so sophisticated that even the most-seasoned cybersecurity experts are falling for them, and losing their money.

We don't want you to be the next victim. So, be sure to read Happening Now every day, sign up for Kim Komando's Security Alert and carefully review these five super scams.

They're spreading like wildfire. They are costing victims millions of dollars by cleverly taking advantage of you when you're most vulnerable.

Note: Keep reading for tips to avoid these scams!

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