As the next wave of high school students prep for graduation, then college, it's worthwhile to become more aware of how offenders attempt to turn a good time into a dangerous ordeal.
CIA impersonators use a number of methods to trick victims, but with the right knowledge, you can avoid protect yourself from getting scammed.
Scammers pretend to be the IRS, tricking you into giving them your private information or money, but you can beat these scams if you know what to look for.
If you get a call from a DEA agent requesting payment for a fine, hang up—this is a scam. Knowing the red flags and how these scams work can help keep your money safe.
Don't always trust someone with a badge—if something seems a little off, take the proper steps to protect yourself.
Read how an actual sweepstakes scheme unfolded and scammed an elderly couple out of $800,000, as told by investigative consultant and ex-DEA Special Agent, Jason James.
Scammers use fear tactics and impersonate law enforcement to trick you into sending them money but armed with the right knowledge, you can beat them.
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