Scams

Scammers often promise to get your mortgage terms changed, but don’t deliver. Learn how to recognize the signs of a mortgage relief scam.

Some multilevel marketing plans are pyramid schemes, which are illegal and risky.

Interested in mystery shopping? Here’s how to distinguish real opportunities from bogus offers.

Signs that your online love is a scam artist

Tips to help you understand how penny auctions work and recognize the pitfalls before you lose any money

Is a message that asks for your personal information just “phishing” for it?

These tips can help you hang up on a phone scammer and hold onto your money.

How to place an initial fraud alert on your credit report to make it harder for an identity thief to open other accounts in your name.

In fraudulent schemes, "winners" almost always have to dip into their pockets to enter a contest or collect their "prize." 

If you’ve lost money to a scam, your name probably is on a ‘sucker’ list. You can expect calls offering to get your money back — for a fee. That’s a scam, too.

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