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Investments & Grants

Do your research before you commit to an alternative investment or money-making opportunity. Promises of “free money,” mysterious financial models, and outsize returns most likely are scams.


Real Estate and Investment Scams

Spot and avoid real estate investment seminar scams, investment coaching scams, and precious metals and coins investment scams.

Veterans' Pensions

Dishonest advisers try to get veterans to transfer their assets so they appear to qualify for Aid & Attendance benefits but don’t inform them of the negative implications.

What To Know About Cryptocurrency and Scams

Know what makes cryptocurrency different from cash and other payment methods, spot crypto scams or detect compromised cryptocurrency accounts.

Government Grants

Government Grant Scams

Offers of free money from government grants are scams. Here’s how to avoid a government grant scam, and how to report it.