For Mothers’ Day

If your local florist has not a budding plant left in stock, here’s a last resort for a Mothers’ Day present:

The Federal Trade Commission is showing off an ecard that reminds mom to safeguard her Social Security number, check bills and bank statements be skeptical of telephone and email offers.

To be serious, it’s important to stay mindful of identity theft and fraud, and the FTC is providing an important public service with this ecard. But we’d recommend you get mom something else on her big day as well, just in case she has something else in mind.

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