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.
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.
Don't trust anyone who asks for payment via eBay gift cards, even if they claim they are from a legitimate company or government agency.
Whether it's the IRS, Social Security office, or a relative, be careful with anyone asking for payment via an Apple gift card—it's likely a scam.
Beating this scam is simple—don't pay for anything using gift cards and don't give anyone you don't know or trust your gift card information.
Fabulous wealth and life-changing prizes aren't always what's to be expected after receiving a call from PCH—it could just be a scam to steal your information and money.
Not every phone call from a government agency is legit, in fact, the majority of calls that have a "Social Security Administration" caller ID are actually from scammers.
When a government official contacts you, you tend to take it seriously. But beware, imposters are everywhere and trying to steal your information.
We all know about the dangers of scam emails, but scam phone calls are just as prevalent, remaining a popular way for criminals to steal your money or information.
Magazine subscriptions should be easy. Scammers are everywhere, costing Americans over $300M. We have gathered data from experts to show you who to avoid and who to trust.
You can optimize your phone settings to block scam calls, but you'll likely still get multiple robocalls and unwanted calls throughout the day. These apps can help.
Phishing scams have been around for decades and remain one of the cheapest and easiest ways for scammers to obtain your sensitive information.
Apple's popularity has made it a prime target for scammers worldwide, becoming the most imitated company in phishing scams in 2020.
Sometimes it just safer not to pick up calls from unknown phone numbers.
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.
Nike is taking a stand against counterfeiters and stopping fake products before they hit U.S. soil.