Search Results for 'scam'
Karla Bowsher on February 21, 2018
Identity thieves have found a new way to prey on Amazon customers. Here’s how to protect your personal data — and your money.
Chris Kissell on December 4, 2017
A new ruse fools you into paying $25 for bogus security software. Here is how to stop it.
Marilyn Lewis on October 17, 2017
Fraud victims often are older people, as you might suspect. But they’re also people you may not think are vulnerable.
Ari Cetron on August 23, 2017
Young adults on their own for the first time can be attractive prey for financial tricks and foul play. Here’s how to spot the red flags.
Karla Bowsher on July 31, 2017
The Social Security Administration has issued a new fraud advisory — the fourth so far this year. Here’s what you must know about protecting your retirement income.
Nancy Dunham on July 13, 2017
The internet abounds with job postings — and scammers who use job postings to lure victims. Here’s how to identify the ads that are really after your money or personal information.
Jim Gold on July 13, 2017
Tips from the FDIC and other experts will help you stop scammers from taking your personal information and turning it into their cash.
Krystal Steinmetz on May 4, 2017
Don’t fall victim to the latest phishing scam. Learn more about the Google Doc worm, and how you can protect yourself.
Maryalene LaPonsie on April 4, 2017
We call them “the dirty dozen” — 12 ways that scams can trip you up at tax time.
Karla Bowsher on March 15, 2017
Legitimate mystery-shopping jobs abound — but so do scams. Here’s what you should know to stay safe.
Krystal Steinmetz on March 7, 2017
One type of fraud is on the rise. Learn how to protect yourself from it and other similar crimes.
Krystal Steinmetz on February 1, 2017
More than half of reports to the BBB Scam Tracker during the last few days of January were related to one type of scam.
Krystal Steinmetz on January 8, 2017
Fraudsters are targeting people making big-ticket purchases such as cars and boats.
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