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Sep 12, 2013 9:11AM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

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.

Sep 10, 2013 11:10AM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Fake debt collectors called from India and ripped off millions from consumers nationwide, the FTC said. The perps were fined and shut down.

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 29, 2013 5:05PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Better Business Bureau issues warning about widespread fake subscription renewal scam after the New York Times and Wall Street Journal complain.

Aug 28, 2013 5:09PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

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.

Aug 27, 2013 4:07PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

A year later, scammers are still selling cars that were damaged in Hurricane Sandy, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Here's what to watch out for.

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.

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