GAO investigation finds litany of abuses by companies that claim they can settle your debt for pennies on the dollar.
Redesign of largest U.S. note in circulation is aimed at deterring counterfeiting. Most of the bills circulate outside the country.
Crooks are trying to sell phony policies by telling people the new law requires they buy insurance now.
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Web site helps sift fact from fiction in forwarded e-mails. No, Bill Gates is not going to send you money.
Every year the FTC compiles a list of problems that drew the most complaints. Here's the new list, which still includes the Nigerian letter scam.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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