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Sep 16, 2013 3:05PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Feds say the telemarketing operation, which is being shut down, targeted seniors and pretended to be connected with Medicare, Social Security or health insurers.

Sep 5, 2013 2:38PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Doctors and other medical workers are among the first to notice signs of elder abuse and fraud, according to a recent survey. Another reason to listen to the doctor.

Sep 4, 2013 11:05AM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

The FTC says a business that claimed to expedite loans actually used information provided online to raid thousands of victims' bank accounts, to the tune of $5 million.

Aug 23, 2013 4:07PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

With the growth of legalized marijuana, regulators warn consumers to watch out for stock hyping scams, among other frauds.

Aug 21, 2013 4:19PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

No matter what you think of Obamacare, it's happening. The real question for millions is how much it will cost them each month. Here are five of your biggest questions answered.

Aug 19, 2013 5:22PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Get a call about missing jury duty? Don't fall for it -- and certainly don't pay out! It's a scam that is making the rounds, experts warn.

Aug 15, 2013 12:46PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

The National Consumers League says con artists are taking advantage of confusion about coming changes to U.S. health care laws.

Jul 30, 2013 3:56PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

The FTC's action shows how costly these sorts of scams can be to consumers.

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