Your bank may not be on your side. Discover the common ways financial institutions may be fleecing their customers.
A reader wants to know which of two credit monitoring services she's using is the better deal. My answer? Drop them both like a bad habit.
Millions were sent letters claiming they were winners; instead they were scammed out of more than $11 million.
New York's attorney general gets promises from 19 businesses to halt the practice of producing conjured-up reviews.
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.
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