Medicare scams reported across state
February 8, 2024
JACKSON — A Wyoming cybersecurity organization is warning of fraudsters targeting senior citizens in Medicare scams.
CyberWyoming reported in a weekly press release that an elderly resident in central Wyoming “unintentionally shared her Social Security number and/or Medicare number over the phone.”
The incident occurred late on a Friday afternoon, at a time when banks were closed.
Medicare residents should log into their secure Medicare account or call 1-800-MEDICARE to report potential fraud.
The nonprofit also recommended that individuals immediately freeze their credit at all maj...