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May 11, 2021
Article
Before you start your travel plans, learn common tactics scammers use that can ruin your entire trip.
May 11, 2021
Blog Post
t’s never too late to find love, and lots of dating sites and apps are there to help. But scammers are out to steal your heart, too…and then steal your money.
May 11, 2021
Article
If you’ve been scammed, someone might promise to help you get your money back –– if you pay in advance. That’s another scam.
May 10, 2021
Article
Some companies promise you a low-interest loan or credit card, but want a fee first. They’re scams. Learn the warning signs.
May 7, 2021
Article
Tips to help you choose a contractor, pay wisely, and handle problems along the way.
May 7, 2021
Article
Use caution when dealing with companies that promise to negotiate lower payments for your car loan if you pay them an advance fee.
May 6, 2021
Article
Offers of free money from government grants are scams. Here’s how to avoid a government grant scam, and how to report it.
May 5, 2021
Article
Scammers pretend to be you gas, electric or water company to get you to pay them money. Learn to spot the scam.
May 5, 2021
Article
Scammers say that you won a prize, the lottery, or a sweepstake to steal your money and personal information.
May 5, 2021
Article
Dishonest advertisers make bogus claims about their weight loss products. Learn to spot and avoid bogus health claims.
May 5, 2021
Article
Scammers pretend to be from the Social Security Administration and the IRS. Or say they work for Medicare. Spot and avoid the scam.
May 5, 2021
Article
If someone insists that you to pay them with gift cards, stop. You’re dealing with a scammer.
May 5, 2021
Article
Avoid donating to a scammer when you give online through crowdfunding sites, social media platforms, and fundraising platforms.
May 5, 2021
Article
Make sure your donations to help members of the police, firefighters, military personnel, and their families are not going to a scammer.
May 5, 2021
Article
Steps you can take before donating to make sure you’re not giving money to a fake charity or a scammer.
May 5, 2021
Article
Protect yourself from fake emergencies scammers make up to get your money.
May 4, 2021
Article
Learn where to go for legitimate immigration help and avoid dealing with a scammer.
May 4, 2021
Article
Scammers pressure you to wire money to them because it’s easy to take your money and disappear.

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