Scams

Here’s how you can reduce unwanted commercial emails.

Reach out to your community to raise awareness of identity protection

Thinking about an internet startup? The promise of big bucks and terrific working conditions can be tempting, but consider these factors before you hand over any money.

Identity theft victims have several rights under federal law.

If you owe back taxes, try to negotiate with the IRS or your state comptroller on your own. Tax relief companies can’t do anything for you that you can’t do for yourself.

Do you know the warning signs that an identity thief is using your Social Security number?

Who is calling out of the blue, claiming to be able to "fix" your computer? A scammer, that’s who.

Selling brand-name merchandise from home can be a great way to work-at-home making some extra money. But sometimes, fraudsters call to lure you into a resale proposition. They’re the ones who make the money – and they make it from you.  

Text message spam is to your cell phone what email spam is to your personal computer.

Strangers who offer “big rewards” to help them move money out of a foreign country are lying.

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