Tag: scam

Scammers who target immigrants offer to help them with completing forms and other services in the immigration process. They typically ask for an upfront fee, take the money, and run — without providing any help at all.

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Scammers run ads promising access to "exclusive" job listings, "guaranteed" placements, and the like — all for an upfront fee. But too many job-seekers have paid those fees only to get old listings of positions already filled, fake listings, or...

If you're facing foreclosure, it can be easy to listen to scammers trying to take advantage of this vulnerable time in your life.  But don't be fooled — or robbed — by companies falsely promising to save your home. Learn from the true stories of...

A phisher visits a clothing store in hopes of getting a shopper's financial information. To learn more, check out Phishing.

Phishing can happen when you least expect it — even at the office. To learn more, check out Phishing.

A phisher pays an unexpected visit to someone's home. To learn more, check out Phishing.

Operation Bottom Dollar is the FTC's effort to stop scammers who falsely promise job seekers access to job opportunities. Job seekers pay an ufpfront fee, which many can barely afford, and get nothing in return. Learn how to spot a scam in your...

The immigration process is complicated and it may be hard for you to figure out who you can trust for help. Scammers like notarios will promise to help, take your money, and not do anything for you. But there are legitimate sources of immigration...

Once you sign an immigration form, you're stating the information on the form is true. Never sign forms you don't understand or that contain information you know is false. Submitting forms with inaccurate information can hurt your chance to...

Ads from notarios say they can help you with immigration. But, in the U.S., notarios are not authorized to help you. Only an immigration lawyer or an authorized representative can help you with immigration.

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