Venmo Scams: How to Sell and Buy Safely

Venmo Scams: How to Sell and Buy Safely

With Venmo scams and fraud on the rise, read on to find out how to buy and sell safely on the peer-to-peer mobile payment app.

How to Avoid Being Taken By Romance Scams

How to Avoid Being Taken By Romance Scams

With online romance scams on the rise, here's what to know about the fraudsters trolling dating sites for their next victim.

How to Spot a Con Artist

How to Spot a Con Artist

It's important to know how to spot a con artist and understand how they might pick a target. Consider these five common traits of fraudsters.

Watch Out for March Madness Ticket Scams

Watch Out for March Madness Ticket Scams

Ticket scams are rampant on sites like Craigslist, especially when a major sporting event like March Madness is coming up. Here's how to spot a fraud.

It's College Test Prep Time: Don't Get Fooled by a Scammer

It's College Test Prep Time: Don't Get Fooled by a Scammer

Is your high schooler getting ready to take the SAT or ACT? Watch out for college test prep scammers who claim to be from The College Board.

Top Craigslist Scams of 2018

Top Craigslist Scams of 2018

Online scammers are more prolific than ever these days. Although the public is aware of these scams, fraudsters are only getting smarter and more sophisticated in their use of technology to carry out their schemes.

How to Say No When Friends or Family Ask for Money

How to Say No When Friends or Family Ask for Money

When your loved ones ask for help, your first instinct is probably to say yes, no matter the situation. No one wants to turn down a family member or friend in need, but constantly sacrificing your resources can become a dangerous cycle.

Don't Fall for the "Secret Sister" Scam on Facebook

Don't Fall for the "Secret Sister" Scam on Facebook

Holiday greetings, festive videos, and other celebratory posts fill your social media feeds during this time of the year — along with clever scams designed to target you for your money, identity, or other personal information.

How to Protect Yourself From Common Holiday Season Scams

How to Protect Yourself From Common Holiday Season Scams

The holiday season is known by many to be the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, this is especially true for scammers. Emotions are high, generosity is flourishing, and criminals are relentless.

Does Your Kid Play Fortnite? Watch Out For Scammers

Does Your Kid Play Fortnite? Watch Out For Scammers

Fortnite Battle Royale is one of the most popular games in the world right now, in large part because of its young fans. Kids can’t seem to get enough of the game, and will spend hours battling other online players and conducting research on gameplay and strategy to get the edge.

4 Vacation Scams To Avoid This Summer

4 Vacation Scams To Avoid This Summer

Summer is a time for sunshine, relaxation, and fun family getaways. Unfortunately, it’s also the prime season for vacation scammers. Fraudsters are always looking to take advantage of unsuspecting vacationers eager to get a “good deal” on their travel plans, especially during the summer months.

'Free' Tokens? Don't Fall For The Latest Cryptocurrency Scam

'Free' Tokens? Don't Fall For The Latest Cryptocurrency Scam

It seems that everyone’s talking about cryptocurrency these days, and where there’s buzz, there’s sure to be scammers taking advantage of people who don’t know any better.

Got A Tax Refund? Don't Fall For This Insidious New Scam

Got A Tax Refund? Don't Fall For This Insidious New Scam

Tax Day is almost here, and millions of Americans have already filed their forms and received refunds from the IRS. And wherever money is involved, there are criminals who want to get their hands on it.