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...
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...
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.
This Man Rigged the Lottery Five Times Before He Got Caught
It was the biggest lottery scam in American history.
13 Ways to Leave Scammers Empty-Handed This Holiday Season
'Tis the season for scams! Find out how to protect yourself and your bank account so that this doesn’t turn...
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...
Is That ‘Contact Tracer’ Really a Scammer? How to Tell
In the age of coronavirus, your health isn’t the only thing at risk. Here’s what you need to know to...
The Gift-Card Scam You Need to Watch Out for
As the holiday season rushes full steam ahead, gift-card scams are on the rise. Learn how to detect and prevent...
If You See This Post on Social Media, Ignore it! It’s a Scam
This scam has been circling the Internet for years.
This Man Knew He Was Being Scammed on the Internet. What He Did Next Changed His Scammer’s Life
An online con goes wonderfully, implausibly right.
26 Secrets an Identity Thief Definitely Doesn’t Want You to Know
Watch out: These former identity thieves confess the tricks they use to scam you right under your nose.
15 Ways Moving Companies Secretly Scam You
You're giving everything you own to the moving company, so look for these serious red flags for moving company scams.
The Hotel Booking Scam You Definitely Need to Know About
It affects nearly one in four American travelers—don't be one of them!
My Identity Was Stolen—Here’s What I Learned
Identity theft is affecting more Americans than ever before. No one thinks it will happen to them—but here's what to...
This Billion Dollar Hotel Scam Could Have Already Stolen Money from You
Don't fall for this money-stealing scheme.