'Luxury squatters' take over vacant houses and declare themselves owners. In Seattle, one family moved into a $3.3 million place.
A new program will enlist the help of medical professionals to identify seniors who are most vulnerable. But we can all help.
You can be assured that the 'investor' has no intention of paying your lender a dime.
Nearly 1,000 complaints have been submitted to the Texas Attorney General's Office and the Better Business Bureau.
Gangs of thieves stage accidents, fake injuries and then collect millions in fraudulent insurance claims.
When waiters pad the tip, it's often easy to miss when you review your credit card bill.
Many share information, like their full birth date, that cyber crooks can use to their advantage.
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