Searching the Internet for the rich and famous can lead even the casual pop culture enthusiast into the depths of technology hell . . . and raise the risk of identity theft.
A study by an investment regulatory group finds that a large percentage of Americans can't spot even obvious attempts at separating them from their money.
Fake debt collectors called from India and ripped off millions from consumers nationwide, the FTC said. The perps were fined and shut down.
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.
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.
Better Business Bureau issues warning about widespread fake subscription renewal scam after the New York Times and Wall Street Journal complain.
No, your debit card is NOT the same thing as your credit card. For one, it doesn't afford the same protections in the case of fraudulent charges.
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