An 82-year-old Florida woman has been targeted by scammers claiming she's won foreign lotteries but demanding that she send money to claim the prizes.
Each of these mistakes can make it easy for a crook to steal your identity.
Online banking has risks, but you can take simple steps to safeguard your money and your identity.
Here's what you need to know about your personal liability when someone fraudulently uses your plastic.
Pulling copies of your credit reports will let you know if a crook has opened fraudulent accounts in your name and is destroying your credit rating.
Here are 5 steps retirees can take to protect against identity theft when they're spending the winter in a warmer place.
The Better Business Bureau has released its annual list of the worst schemes that aimed to steal people's money or identity, including the 'Scam of the Year.'
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.