If a buyer on Craigslist insists on only using PayPal to transfer money to you, be careful not to click on any links that they send you or you receive via email from PayPal.
If a Craigslist buyer or seller insists on using their recommended escrow site to complete the transaction, beware. They could be trying to steal your information.
Received an Amazon package that you didn't order? Check your account—scammers could be posting fake reviews on your behalf.
Online puppy scams increased by 500% in 2020, with Craigslist being a common site for scammers to use.
Facebook Marketplace may seem like the best place to find a deal, but it comes with the risk of being scammed by fraudsters with fake checks.
Scammers are sending convincing emails, posing as shipping companies and online shopping sites, in order to collect your personal information.
It's all too common to buy a fake ticket on Craigslist. If you absolutely must buy a ticket from a Craigslist seller, be aware of the red flags.
In this scam, people sending payment via PayPal send more than you've requested, but you end up being the one to lose money.
Beware of calls from the "Fraud Department" of mobile payment apps like Cash App, Venmo, and Zelle—you could lose all of your money in seconds.
A gift exchange seems like a great way to spread holiday cheer and take part in the season of giving, but receiving a gift in return is rarely ever the case.
Scammers are finding ever-more ingenious ways to fool you into handing over your hard-earned cash or personal information. Staying educated and aware is key to beating them.
With every Facebook Messenger scam, the attacker is trying to steal from you—whether they’re after money, login credentials, or other personal information.
If you need a new iPhone but don't want to pay close to $1,000 for one of the latest models, you may want to check out refurbished models—you could save yourself hundreds of dollars.
Reporting scams is the first step to protecting yourself and others—whether you fell for a phishing scam, got scammed while selling an item in California, or had your credit card stolen, report it to the right people.
Landing in a city without your bags can mean extra costs to replace your items. But according to airline fine print, you may be entitled to up to $3,800 to cover purchases.
Robinhood's latest data breach of 5 million email addresses means that Robinhood users are about to encounter a wave of phishing attempts.
Robinhood recently suffered a massive data breach, exposing the information of millions of users.
Jumping on a social media or entertainment trend isn't always a good idea, especially when it comes to cryptocurrency.
A teenager was found guilty of money laundering and fraud after scamming several people out of thousands of dollars.
This case shows just why you need to be aware of SIM swapping and how to protect your cell phone number from criminals like this.