Those offers of free grants from the government to pay for education, home repairs, home business expenses, or unpaid bills don’t add up.

Scammers sometimes impersonate government officials — and tempt you with bogus lottery and sweepstakes "winnings" — to get you to send money.

There’s never a fee to apply for a federal or postal job.

What to do if you think your email or social networking account has been hacked.

Thinking about getting your high school diploma? Here’s how to tell the difference between legitimate programs and diploma scams.

Here's an overview of what to know and do about identity theft.

Questions and answers about how to get legitimate immigration help — and from whom.

Scammers sometimes make exaggerated claims about international driving permits. Learn what they are, and where to buy a legitimate permit.

Promotions for foreign lotteries and sweepstakes usually are phony and entering is always illegal.

Here are the tell-tale signs that an online investment opportunity may well be a scam.