01/22/2016
If you sell items online, watch out for this con. Scammers are fooling sellers with fake emails that appear to be payment confirmation messages from PayPal.
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01/15/2016
A steep discount on your monthly cable bill? This may sound like a great way to save money, but it could be the set up for a scam. Con artists are impersonating cable companies and taking advantage of s..
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01/05/2016
This scam has an ironic twist. It's a phishing email that claims to be an update to your email service to protect against scam emails. Who says scammers don't have a sense of humor?
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12/15/2015
The U.S. government's Office of Personal Management (OPM) has been notifying those affected by a recent cyber security breach that their personal data was compromised. Unfortunately, scammers are also "..
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12/08/2015
Everyone loves a surprise present... except when it's a scam. Be on the lookout for scammers who are taking advantage of the holiday season. This con seems like you are receiving a package, but it's rea..
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12/01/2015
This holiday shopping season, be on the lookout for a new scam technique. As shoppers become wary of paying by wire transfer and pre-paid debit card, scammers are trying something new. They are requesti..
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11/24/2015
Many people think that viruses only affect computers, but scammers are increasingly targeting smartphones with malware scams. Watch out for a con that uses malware to lock victims' phones and asks them ..
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11/10/2015
The holiday season will soon be in full swing, and stores are staffing up with temporary employees. Seasonal work can be a great way to make extra money during the holidays, but watch out for fake job s..
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10/30/2015
Scammers always seem to take advantage of current events and the tragic circumstances of others. The Syrian refugee crisis is just the latest disaster to get the scam treatment.
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10/30/2015
Many banks are issuing new debit and credit cards with an embedded chip for additional security. The new chips are meant to reduce fraud, but the hype around the new cards is having an unintended side e..
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