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Chris Kissell on October 11, 2018
Scam websites are popping up on the internet promising to help hurricane victims with your donation. Here’s how to avoid these bogus charities.
Ari Cetron on August 2, 2018
Young adults on their own for the first time can be attractive prey for financial fraudsters. Here’s how to spot the red flags.
Nancy Dunham on June 11, 2018
The internet abounds with job postings — and scammers who use such ads to lure victims. Here’s how to identify phony ads.
Karla Bowsher on March 26, 2018
A new rash of Medicare scams has broken out at a critical time. Here’s how to protect yourself and loved ones.
Karla Bowsher on March 6, 2018
You may be more likely than ever to fall victim to an evolving tax scheme. Find out how to avoid it.
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.
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.
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