Fraud

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Scammers Steal Down Payments

Thieves impersonating real-estate title companies are scamming home buyers out of their entire down payments.

Identity Theft

Latest Hacker Target: Cell-Phone Accounts

Hackers are hijacking smartphone numbers as a way to gain control of financial and social media accounts.

Identity Theft

Your Legal Rights in a Massive Data Breach

Can you sue a company that exposes personal information in a massive data breach? Possibly, but don’t expect a windfall even if the suit is successful.

Scams

Beware of these Coin-Collecting Scams!

In this video, Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, discusses coin-collecting scams and what to be aware of when purchasing from a dealer.

Fraud

Read This Before You Freeze Your Credit

Don’t place security freezes on your credit reports until after you sign up for credit monitoring. Here’s why...

Identity Theft

How to Recover from Credit Card ID Theft

If an ID thief has opened a credit card in your name, you will have to take quick steps to stop this fraud.

Identity Theft

How to Keep Financial Information Safer on Your Phone

More and more of your financial life happens right on your smartphone—and not just buying stuff on Amazon and elsewhere.…

Scams

Scammers are Stealing Frequent-Flier Mile Donations

Scammers are offering to help people donate unused frequent-flier miles or hotel rewards points to charity. The scammer's e-mail or…

Identity Theft

Protect Dead Relatives from ID Theft

Don’t assume that the risk of having your identity stolen lasts only as long as you are alive. More than…

Fraud

Meet the Expert: Adam Levin

In this video, Bottom Line Inc President Sarah Hiner introduces cybersecurity expert Adam Levin. Mr. Levin, chairman and founder of…

Scams

Cyberattacks: Fake News or Real Concern?

Lately, it has been impossible to get away from news stories about Russian hackers and other cyberattacks. In this video,…

Identity Theft

Monitor Your Financial Accounts Daily

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, emphasizes the need to monitor your…

Scams

Fake Uber Drivers Lurk at Airports

Summon an Uber or a Lyft car from the airport, and you could get taken for a ride in more…

Scams

Avoid The “Can You Hear Me” Scam

Scam alert: The “can you hear me?” phone call. How it works: An automated robocaller asks, "Can you hear me?"…

Identity Theft

Credit-Monitoring Services Can Help You

According to noted cybersecurity expert Adam Levin, credit monitoring, in conjunction with identity monitoring, can help you keep your identity…