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Imposter Scams Are Now the Greatest Fraud Risk

Imposter scams have surged past identity theft to become the most common form of fraud.

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Scammers Lurk in Amazon Marketplace

Scams are on the rise by third-party sellers on Amazon. Here’s how to spot them.

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Here’s a Big Reason to Be More Wary About Money Lies

Lying about money is the American way, as evidenced by these survey findings.

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This New Scam Tricks Taxpayers with Refunds They Can’t Keep

Tax scams involving fraudulent tax refunds aren't new. But this devious new twist can outwit IRS safeguards.

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The Surprising Science That Explains How Grandma Got Scammed.

Not too far from our Bottom Line offices, a woman in her late 70s walked into a local bank branch.…

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Scammers Steal Down Payments

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

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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.

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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?"…

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The Dangers of ATM Card Skimmers

Card skimmers are increasingly placing ATM and credit card users at risk for fraud. In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and…

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Beware the Biggest Online Scams

Phishing scams, where an online thief impersonates a reputable authority in order to gain your money or log-in credentials, are…

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Beware of Ransomware

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, walks you through one of the…

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How to Tell If a Website Is Secure

You can find a website for anything on Google, but can you trust these websites? Not necessarily says Adam Levin,…