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COVID-19 texting scam

Scammers are using the coronavirus pandemic to exploit the panic, fear, and uncertainty surrounding the virus to con people out of their money. The latest...
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Beware of coronavirus scams

Scammers often capitalize on fear, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are warning...
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Paying scammers with gift cards

Gift cards are a popular and convenient way to give someone a gift. They’re also a popular way for scammers to steal money from you. That’s because...
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Four super-scary scams to watch for this Halloween

Stay away from these four scams this season to enjoy a safe, yet frightfully fun, Halloween. Shipping scams The Internet is full of Halloween-themed stores...
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Eight things to do if your identity is stolen

Lock the compromised account. Dispute any fraudulent charges on your compromised accounts and ask to have them locked, or even shut down. Click here to find...

Student loan scams

Scammers will try anything to fool college students into parting with their money. Here’s what you need to know about three popular student loan scams....

Five scams to avoid on Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be fun – but they also can put you at risk. Here are five scams to look out for...

All you need to know about smishing scams

Text messaging has come under attack as one of the most vulnerable mediums for identity theft and more. Here’s what you need to know about...