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That mobile phone that you carry around in your pocket brings you fast access to a galaxy of information and entertainment. Oh, you can make calls and text, too!

But with all the benefits, phones also are a handy way for scammers, schemers and stealers to reach you easily — and potentially rip you off. So while you’re tapping, you should also be taking care you’re not a thief’s next victim.

Read the full article in the Finances FYI section of The Seattle Times, sponsored by 1st Security Bank.