10 PayPal Scams to Watch Out For—and How to Avoid Them
Digital payment systems like PayPal are more popular than ever, and scammers are following the money. Here's what you can do to guard against them.
What Is Spoofing, and How Can You Spot It?
Spoofing is a funny word, but its consequences are serious. Here's how spoofing works, the many forms it can take...
8 Common Zelle Scams to Watch Out For
Because Zelle is an easy way to send and receive money, it's also an easy way for hackers to steal...
How to Spot a Credit Card Skimmer at Gas Pumps and Avoid Getting Scammed
Knowing how to identify a gas pump skimmer is the first step in protecting yourself from this common scam.
10 Best RFID-Blocking Wallets for Extra Security
Though the risk is low, having your cards skimmed using RFID technology can cause headache and financial burden. An RFID-blocking...
Is Love Bombing the Newest Scam to Avoid?
Could your partner's grand gestures lead to a romance scam? Watch out for these red flags.
Received an Unexpected Package? It Could Be a Brushing Scam
Finding an unfamiliar package on your doorstep could have a dangerous downside.
This Is What an Amazon Email Scam Looks Like
Not every email from Amazon is legitimate. Keep an eye out for these telltale signs you might be dealing with...
15 Signs Someone Just Stole Your Identity
Nearly 60 million Americans have been victims of identity theft. Watch out for these signs that you're one of them.
How to Stop Getting Those Pesky Car Extended Warranty Calls
Robocalls about your car's extended warranty are annoying and potentially dangerous. Here's why you're getting them in the first place—and how...
11 Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For
Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.
6 Common Venmo Scams to Watch Out For
Venmo has made transferring cash more convenient than ever, but some scammers are using the app to steal your money.
Avoid Answering Calls from These Area Codes: Scam Phone Numbers Guide
Scam phone numbers are used every day to trick unsuspecting people into giving away their private information. The good news...
These Prisoners Scammed Millions from the Comfort of Their Jail Cells
A diabolical scam snares everyday Americans. The real shock is that it is pulled off by prisoners.
Why You Shouldn’t Share Photos of Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card
If you've already done this, you might want to take it down!
This Man Rigged the Lottery Five Times Before He Got Caught
It was the biggest lottery scam in American history.
7 Warning Signs a CBD Product Is Fake
An alarming number of CBD products on the market fail laboratory testing for safety and efficacy. Learn how to discern...
If You Ever Hear This 4-Word Phrase When You Pick Up the Phone, Hang Up Immediately
Hint: You'll recognize this phrase from commercials.
4 Ways These Companies Are Taking Advantage of You
Researching our doctors. Recycling. Furthering your education. We’re doing all the right things. So why are these companies taking advantage...
8 Signs You Shouldn’t Accept a LinkedIn Request
LinkedIn is a place to connect with people in your career field and grow your network, but before accepting every...
10 Most Common eBay Scams to Look Out For
eBay opens up a new world of used items and can't-miss deals. It also opens up the possibility of scams...
How I Ended Up in the NXIVM Cult—And How I Eventually Got Out
Cults may seem outlandish and easy to identify, but they are notoriously good at recruiting people. Here, a former NXIVM...
4 Major Scams to Watch Out for in the Wake of Natural Disasters—and How to Avoid Them
As awful as it seems, there are people who take advantage of natural crises. Whether you've been affected or are...
Watch Out for These 13 Common Car Repair Scams
Unless you're a car expert or best friends with a mechanic, you might be tricked into paying for services you...