Scam Artists Use Farmers as Cover
Farmers Insurance issues warning: the check you just received in the mail could be a hoax, and cashing it opens your bank account to scammers.
August 2, 2011
The insurance industry’s reputation can’t seem to catch a break, and scam artists aren’t helping. Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is warning its policyholders and others to think twice before accepting prize money, pointing to a scam that uses Farmers and Readers Digest as its cover to trick victims into sending funds back to cover processing costs.
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