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COVID-19 Scams: Protect Yourself and Your Family from These Rapidly Spreading Scams

By auto-repair fraud, Central, COVID-19, cyber, false claim, fraud rings, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, scammers, scams, staged accidents, Vaccine

As if a global pandemic isn’t bad enough, fraudsters are trying to take advantage of this tragedy by scamming the general public. Former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said in regards to these scams, “A pandemic is a time when…

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Through the Roof! How Roofing Scams Will Cost You

By Central, Claims, fraud, Home, home repair, Insurance, insurance fraud, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, roof contractor, roof damage, roofer, roofing scam, scam, storm chasers, Weather

  In January 2020, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its 2019 Consumer Sentinel Network Report showing that they received a total of 23,963 reports from home repair, improvement, and product fraud. This is a staggering amount of fraud re…

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Quarantine Fatigue Is Real And It Could Kill Your Company

By Business, Central, cloud based services, cloud storage, Commercial, computer, cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber security, CyberScout, cybersecurity, data backup, Employees, fatigue, firmware, Home, Insurance, malware, multi-factor authentication, pandemic, Personal, phishing, Prevention, quarantine, quarantine fatigue, scam, scammers, scams, software, Technology, work from home, working from home

Quarantine fatigue is not only sending people to crowded bars. We’re all getting tired of it—call it quaran-tigue—and that could spell trouble on the cybersecurity front. Multiple studies and articles of late have noted a trend that could have serious….

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Proof of Insurance When You Need It Most!

By Android, applications, Auto, auto ID card, auto insurance, cell phone, Central, driver's license, electronic, Insurance, iPhone, mobile, Mobile app, myCentral, phone, proof of insurance, Service, smart phone, Technology

  You see the blue and red flashing lights in your rearview mirror. You think to yourself, “How fast was I going? I wasn’t going that fast, was I? Oh shoot, I’m being pulled over!” Next flurry of thoughts: safely…

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Insuring Your Office

By building, building contents, building coverage, Business, business income coverage, Central, Commercial, commercial building, Commercial general liability, commercial insurance, commercial policies, commercial property, exposure, exposures, general liability, Insurance, Liability, office, office building, offices, property, Risk Management

Commercial insurance is not one-size-fits-all, but there are features that even very different businesses have in common. Offices are an exposure that nearly every business has, from accounting firms to web engineers, and from one-person offices to a t…

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Preventing the Risk of Distracted Driving

By Accident, Auto, cell phone, cell phones, Central, discounts, distracted driver, distracted driving, Distracted Driving Awareness, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Education, Insurance, passengers, Personal, Prevention, Saving Money, smart phone, smartphone, teen driver, teenSMART

Distracted driving is something that some of us forget to think twice about. Consider your daily commute or your weekly trip to the grocery store. These are routes you have taken so often and are comfortable with. You probably change…

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Equipment Breakdown Coverage Explained

By Business, Central, Commercial, commercial building, commercial insurance, commercial property, coverage, electrical circuits, electrical hazards, equipment, equipment breakdown, equipment breakdown coverage, Insurance, insurance carrier, Loss Control, loss prevention, mechanical breakdown, preventive measures, property coverage, property policy

Boiler & Machinery is an antiquated term once used to describe a separate policy that offered coverage for causes of loss such as mechanical breakdown, electrical surges, explosion of steam boilers, steam pipes, etc. This separate policy was needed…

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