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Safety Alert !

If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from an insurance company and telling you someone in your household has had an accident in the past three years, be aware that it may be a scam.

We have had reports that they're asking for home addresses, possibly to determine the location of your car. If you do get this kind of call, please call us or contact us through Live Chat and give us as much information as you can.

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What should I know about your payment protection services?

What should I know about your payment protection services?


We don’t have any. So if someone offers you our services, it’s definitely a scam.
 
If they offer you protection from eBay, PayPal, Google or another high-profile site, go to their website to find out more. Be very careful about following any links or instruction they send you - it's safer to go to the site yourself.
 
Here’s what a scam payment protection email could look like:

 
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Similarly, you can get some of these messages from people on our site's messaging system. We urge you to be careful when you get these kinds of contacts. Here's what one would look like. This one is asking the buyer to deal through PayPal - Family and Friends, and saying why PayPal - Services won't work well for them, which is an excuse. 
 
 
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