Gift cards
This Could Be the Worst Year Ever for Gift Card Scams

on November 20, 2021

Here’s how to protect yourself.

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4 Beliefs That Make You Easy Prey for Scammers

on November 16, 2021

Our attitudes about the world can make us more vulnerable to fraud, a study finds.

Woman looking at phone while being scammed
How to Avoid This Spreading Google Voice Scam

on November 1, 2021

The federal government says a scam using Google Voice is bilking consumers of their hard-earned money.

Angry woman on the phone
This Is Easily the Biggest Robocall Scam in 2021

on October 5, 2021

If you are getting robocalls, chances are good you have received this one a time or two.

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10 Common Ways Seniors Get Scammed

on July 27, 2021

Here’s what to watch for to make sure you don’t fall prey to some of the biggest rip-offs targeting seniors.

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6 Ways to Become a Successful Scam Artist

on June 25, 2021

Tired of making an honest living? Here are proven methods to rip people off — or better yet, ways to avoid becoming a victim.

Scam victim
13 Costco Scams Going Around Right Now

on April 19, 2021

The beloved warehouse club is warning of fraudulent emails, texts and Facebook posts.

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Don’t Fall for This Scam Promising Free TV Service

on March 24, 2021

The FTC says some companies are lying about free programming.

Frustrated man on laptop dealing with scams
8 Job Scams and 10 Signs to Watch For

on March 17, 2021

Job hunters may be more vulnerable to scammers than others. Here’s what to watch for.

Upset driver
This Gas Station Scam Is Victimizing More Drivers

on January 27, 2021

A growing number of Americans believe they’ve fallen prey to this scam.

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9 Sneaky Ways Dollar Stores Try to Scam You

on December 9, 2020

You probably already suspect you’re not getting your money’s worth — and you’re right.

Scammer
This Group Is Hit Hardest by Coronavirus Scams

on September 30, 2020

Fraudsters are doing a lot of damage to the finances of Americans, the FTC says.

Young woman working on a laptop
14 Common Job Search Scams and How to Protect Yourself

on August 28, 2020

The pandemic has contributed to a surge in work-from-home opportunities — including for scammers.

Frustrated woman packing at home
Beware These 5 Signs of a Moving Scam

on July 28, 2020

Know the signs of a sketchy mover to protect your stuff and your money.

Scam victim
10 Golden Rules to Avoid Getting Scammed

on June 1, 2020

We have all been ripped off. If you want to avoid that sickening feeling in the future, follow these simple rules.

Are You on Medicare? Beware Coronavirus Scammers
Are You on Medicare? Beware Coronavirus Scammers

on May 19, 2020

Fall for one of these scams, and you could be on the hook for Medicare costs.

Work from home scam
Beware These 5 Common Work-From-Home Scams

on April 9, 2020

You can spot scammers and con artists with a little know-how.

7 Tips for Avoiding a Coronavirus Scam
7 Tips for Avoiding a Coronavirus Scam

on March 16, 2020

Scams exploiting the coronavirus outbreak are popping up. Here’s how you can avoid them.

A woman comforts her upset senior husband
This Clever Scam Cost a Politician’s Family $150,000: Will It Get You Too?

on February 16, 2020

A state representative and his wife lost big money in a growing Social Security scam. Here’s what you should know.

Worried woman
Beware These 6 Income Tax Scams

on January 27, 2020

Don’t let scammers trick you out of hard-earned cash; be on the lookout for these popular scams.

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