How to Spot a Con Artist

How to Spot a Con Artist

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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

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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.

Online Dating Scams: Tips to Follow on Dating Sites

Online Dating Scams: Tips to Follow on Dating Sites

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Romance scams are the most costly form of online fraud. You can reduce your risk of becoming a victim of online dating scams by following a few principles.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Santa Letter Scam: Key Warning Signs

Santa Letter Scam: Key Warning Signs

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For many children, writing their annual letter to Santa Claus is almost as exciting as finding gifts under the tree on Christmas morning. Imagine how excited they’d be if Jolly Old St.