Scams

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.

There aren't any products that can prevent or cure a cold.

Rip-off artists use rental listings to get you to pay in advance for a place to live or vacation.

Telemarketing sales calls with recorded messages are generally illegal unless you have given the company written permission to call you.

Use these samples to help write your own letters to limit damage caused by identity theft.

Dealing with immigration issues? How to find the right person to help you.

Need money for college? Here's how to avoid “guaranteed” scholarships.

A genuine antique? A reproduction? An outright fake? Learn how to tell the difference.

If identity thieves have your personal information, they can drain your bank account, run up charges on your credit cards, open new utility accounts, or get medical treatment on your health insurance. Here’s how to act quickly to limit the damage.

Who’s pitching that home security system? Here's important information to review before you sink money into a worthless purchase.

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