Anyone can become a victim of scammers. By succumbing to their tricks, people often give away money, valuables, etc. So that no one can take advantage of your kindness and trust, you need to be more attentive to the requests of strangers.
Do not let strangers into the apartment, even if they introduced themselves as social workers or community service representatives. Ask for documents confirming the words of unexpected guests. If you are not sure that you can distinguish a fake, then ask for a phone number by which you can contact the management and clarify whether these are the people they claim to be. As a rule, in such cases, scammers are immediately removed under various pretexts.
Don't agree to be asked to tell you about your future. Move away from the person providing this type of service as quickly as possible. Most often they use hypnosis. You won't even notice how you give away all your money and valuables. If you can't get away from the scammers, don't answer their questions and don't look them in the eye. Try to attract the attention of strangers, ask them for help.
Do not believe if they called you and said that someone close to you was in an unpleasant situation. Now a scenario has become very popular, according to which a call comes to the home phone from a person who says that your relative got into an accident or had a fight with someone and now he is facing a term. You are offered to meet within a few hours and give a considerable amount of money to solve all the problems. First of all, try by any possible means to contact the relative in question. If it's not available, please contact someone who might know its location.
Do not give your money and things to anyone, even if you are convinced that they will be returned immediately. Also, do not agree to share the money allegedly found by someone in a lost wallet. Try to get out your money unnecessarily as little as possible. This can provoke scammers and they will choose you as their victim.