Capital One does not believe that the information stolen has been used in fraud or was widely disseminated although they will continue to investigate.
Some seniors are good targets because they are trusting, uncomfortable with technology, and usually answer the phone rather than let a call go to voicemail.
Almost two years ago Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the personal information of 147 million people. Now a recent settlement includes help for consumers impacted by the breach.
Scammers have found a new, sneaky way to use your personal details to steal your identity and your money. It’s called "SIM swapping", or perhaps better known as "porting."