Set Up Your Phones For Emergencies & AI Scammers

Set Up Your Phones For Emergencies

Did you know phones have many different options for emergency situations? You can set up emergency contacts, call emergency services, send an emergency SOS and more often with just the press of a botton. Unfortunatly many of us learned during Hurrican Ian that we were not as prepared as we thought we were when faced with a real emergency. While
we hope to never have to go through anything like that again, there are many different types of emergencies that can emerge and we want our Members to be as prepared as possible for anything. Please click the images below to learn how to set up your phones for emergency situations.

iPhone                              Android


AI Scammers

AI scammers are on the rise! The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an alert in March warning people about emergency calls from family members using voice cloning, Artificial Intelligence, and they are now out in full force. Those primarily targeted are older adults with grandkids; however, everyone is susceptible. So beware!

The FTC recommends that if you need to confirm it’s a friend or relative, hang up and call them.
The FTC suggests that if someone who sounds like a friend or relative asks for money — particularly if they want to be paid via a wire transfer, cryptocurrency, or a gift card — you should hang up and call the person directly to verify their story. Watch the video below to learn more and click here to read the entire article.

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