Fraud & Security

Let’s face it. We live in a sophisticated, technologically driven world whether we like it or not.  Like most things...

Medicare will soon roll out new Medicare Health Insurance cards to all seniors. The new cards are designed to help...

Last week’s column discussed telephone fraudsters and other senior scams to watch out for, especially this time of year. Unfortunately,...

The new year presents new challenges and opportunities for everyone. While you may or may not have created a resolution...

Last year, the Social Security Administration stated that it would require a two-factor authentication for online account users. Initially, they...

Betty arrived at the local grocery store after receiving her food assistance benefits for the month. Eager to purchase essential...

How to prevent scammers from stealing your cash! “Hello?” Catherine asked when she answered the phone. Scammer cheats senior out of...

When a thief uses extreme force to rip open a cluster box unit to steal mail, owners of that mail...

Beware of a Box of Lies In a recent telephone scam, a criminal tried to use a package delivery technique...

Each day there are more and more scams affecting the ones we love.  Financial elder abuse is on the rise...

3 simple rules to protect you on Craigslist It’s finally time to part with a vehicle after years of ownership. The...

A man received a phone call recently from someone claiming to be his daughter. The woman said she was in...

Why scammers get away with their crimes – and what you can do to stop them! It’s not always easy...

The convenience of modern digital commerce comes with an unfortunate side effect: it makes identity theft more convenient as well....

With friends like these, who needs enemies? Most people wouldn’t want to become friends with someone who is trying to...

In the latest ploy by scammers to steal your hard-earned cash, criminals use the lure of a free vacation to...

Precautions You Can Take Right Now When your identity is stolen, you have so many potential issues to deal with — changing...

A rash of thefts at gas stations has spread across the nation in recent months. The station’s themselves, however, are...

Fake apps are in every app store. These forgeries are near mirror images of popular apps and often have similar...

How text message authentication can fail, and what to do about it During a dinner at a local restaurant, Phil...

A quick way to find out if a criminal breached your account security. Has Your Computer been Hacked? Cyber criminals...

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Victor Marchione
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Dr. Victor Marchione received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1973 and continued on to do his Medical Degree at the  University of Messina. He has been licensed and practicing medicine in New York and New Jersey for more than 20 years. Dr. Marchione is a respected leader in the field of smoking cessation and pulmonary medicine. He has been featured on ABC News and World Report, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and the NBC Today Show. As well as being on the Advisory Board for Bel Marra Health, he is also the editor of the Health eTalk newsletter.

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