If a hacker is blackmailing you to get bitcoin, it can be hard to figure out if it's an empty threat or a real one.
If you receive a text message from your cell phone provider containing a link to a "little gift," don't click on it—it's a scam!
Venmo users are noticing suspicious emails hitting their inboxes with claims of a large sum of money waiting to be transferred by a PayPal user.
The Tinder safe dating scam tricks users into giving up their credit card info to verify their profiles and leads to auto-enrollment in monthly subscription-based porn sites.
A call from your bank isn't always legitimate—imposters pretend to represent your bank to steal your information and money.
In 2020, almost $20 billion was lost to phone scammers in the U.S. alone. With 165 million robocalls being made every day, it's hard not to be targeted.
A promise of a large sum of money in return for a fee should raise some red flags—more often than not, it's a scam.
Arm yourself with information on how this scam works and the red flags to watch out for to protect your bank account from these thieves.
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.
Buying a used car from a private seller can save you money, but it can also make you vulnerable to various scams. Protect yourself and your money from used car scams.
With more than 2 million fake websites online, it's important to report any you come across to help the authorities shut them down and protect others from falling for scams.
Placing a fraud alert can help protect your credit if you've fallen victim to a phishing scam or have had your identity stolen.
It's estimated that $13 billion is lost each year to identity thieves. Knowing how to recover is important to minimize your losses and get your life back on track.
Keeping your passwords safe and secure doesn't require an expensive subscription—there are plenty of free password managers out there that will do the job well.
When a company is the victim of a data breach, it's completely out of your control. However, there are steps you can take afterward to protect your information and money.
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.
After a 3-year long scam, Angela Mirabella and six others have been indicted on several charges, including grand theft.
Taking a chance on a fake COVID-19 vaccination card seems like an easy way to get around requirements, but think again before you land yourself in prison.
Sometimes it just safer not to pick up calls from unknown phone numbers.
Nike is taking a stand against counterfeiters and stopping fake products before they hit U.S. soil.