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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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9 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 it. Here’s how to protect yourself from Zelle scams.

Misinformation vs. Disinformation: How to Tell the Difference

Even the savviest of us can be fooled. Here's how to recognize fake info.


8 Best RFID-Blocking Wallets to Protect Your Credit Cards

Though the risk is low, having your cards skimmed using RFID technology can cause a potentially major financial burden. The...


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Here’s What Hackers Can Do with Just Your Cell Phone Number

Scammers can use your phone number to impersonate, steal from, and harass you and others. Here's what to do if...


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.

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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...


Gift Card Scams: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Your credit card isn't the only item in your wallet that scammers love. Watch out for these gift card scams...


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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.


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How to Identify—and Stop—Those Pesky Car Warranty Scams

Car warranty scams are annoying and potentially dangerous. Here's why they're happening in the first place—and how to stop them.


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14 Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Scammers have set up shop on Facebook. Here's how to avoid falling victim to some common Facebook Marketplace...


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10 Common Cash App Scams & Hacks: How to Stay Safe

Fraudsters are stealing people's money via Cash App scams, raising questions about how secure this contactless payment app really is


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12 Common Venmo Scams to Watch Out For

Payment apps have made transferring cash more convenient than ever, but some thieves are setting up Venmo scams to steal...

How to Identify Apple Phishing Emails and Avoid Getting Scammed

Scams are getting more sophisticated. Learn what to look for so you don't fall prey to an Apple phishing email.


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Amazon Scams to Avoid at All Costs

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


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 Hear This 4-Word Phrase When You Pick Up the Phone, Hang Up Immediately

These four words are a red flag that you might be dealing with a phone scammer. Here's what you should...


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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...


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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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17 Facebook Scams You Need to Take Seriously

You might just use Facebook for watching funny cat videos, but crooks use it to steal your money and information


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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.