Scams

Some ads for mortgages promise more than they can deliver.

A diploma mill is another name for a school that grants worthless degrees. Here’s how to recognize and report them.

The US government’s Green Card Lottery has important rules. Knowing the basics can help you avoid a scam that will hurt your chances.

Offers that promise quick and easy income from stuffing envelopes at home virtually never pay off.

Should you pay someone who promises to prevent foreclosure or guarantees you a new mortgage. No. Here’s why.

A counterfeit check can take weeks to discover — and cost you a bundle.

Here’s how to tell if a call is from a legitimate debt collector or a faker.

Scammers have used fake news sites to promote products like acai berry supplements.

Scammers sometimes impersonate relatives and friends to trick you into sending them money

Spotted a scam? Or an unfair business practice? File a complaint with the FTC.

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