Tag: scam

The only place to enter the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery is dvlottery.state.gov. Entering the lottery is free, and there’s nothing you can do to increase your chances of winning. Anyone who tells you otherwise is a scam artist.

Anyone can claim they can help you with immigration. And, because the process can be complex, it may be tempting to pay someone who seems knowledgeable. But, it's likely you'd be giving your money away to a scam artist — and maybe ruin your...

Many ads offer services to help you with immigration into the U.S.. Sometimes even well-meaning people offer to help. But many of these ads are scams. And friends or family members are not the experts you need to help you with forms and other...

If you have a phone, it probably seems like illegal robocalls are out of control. There are several reasons for the spike in illegal robocalls.

The FTC is continuing aggressive law enforcement and pursuing innovative solutions to the...

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.

Find out how to spot...

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.

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