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You never want to end up a victim of a scam, so it’s important to know the ins and outs of common and current scam practices to make sure you stay ahead of the game.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Amazon Scams to Avoid at All Costs

    Thwart scammers in their paths by not falling for any of these scams.

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    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...

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    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.

    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...

    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...

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    9 Signs an Instagram Ad Can’t Be Trusted

    Enhance your detective skills so you don't fall victim to these common scams.

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    If You See This Post on Social Media, Ignore it! It’s a Scam

    This scam has been circling the Internet for years.

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    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.

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    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.

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    The Hotel Booking Scam You Definitely Need to Know About

    It affects nearly one in four American travelers—don't be one of them!

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    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...