Using some simple tools you can ensure the "deals" you are getting on Amazon are the best deals yet. This is especially important for sales events like Black Friday and Prime Day.
The "grandparent scam" is becoming more sophisticated because the thieves now use social media to get personal information. Be suspicious if you're asked to wire money to a "loved one" in trouble.
An investigation of potential scams that renters should be weary of on Craigslist and similar sites.
Looking for a job on Craigslist? It is a decent place to look but first you must be savvy enough to identify the real jobs from the fake ones. Save yourself time and money with these 20 tips!
The University of Phoenix Online is a huge for-profit diploma mill. This online college operates to take your money and teach you nothing.
From Bernie Madoff's multi-billion dollar pyramid scheme that left 9000 investors out of pocket, to the NFL cheerleader who nearly fell victim to human trafficking. We take a look at the most shocking scams people have fallen for.
The gas station close to my home tried to pull a fast one on me. But I was aware of these kinds of fraud and hence managed to escape without being scammed. Here is the story!
Knowing the common methods that these criminals use to illegally obtain your information can help prevent you from becoming a victim. So just how do these cowardly criminals steal your identity?
Wyndham resorts uses scams to lure unsuspecting people into their presentations. This time I was enticed after filling out an entry form to win a car.
Marketers have discovered an inexpensive way to get the word out about their products and services...your telephone. Criminals use it to steal personal information. Here are ways to take control.
With rental markets tight, scam artists have swarmed to craigslist to take advantage of desperate house and apartment hunters. Protect yourself by learning to identify these fake ads.
These days people want to work from home more than ever, and it is indeed possible to make money online. It's also easy to get ripped off, though. Protect yourself by learning about these scams.
How Union Plus and Capital One are finding loopholes in federal consumer laws and ripping off their customers.
Accounts of identity theft have grown more and more hair-raising in recent times. As a victim of this type of fraud, I explore the current situation, and look at measures that the ordinary person can do to guard against identity theft.
What are some of the problems with the Vanilla Visa gift cards? And how does this gift card compare to others on the market?
Scammers exist everywhere, but to beat them at their own game, you have to be a step ahead; know how they operate, that way you know how to deflect every 'scheme' that comes at you.
The "brushing" scam is a deceptive sales practice that uses the Internet and the US mail system in order to boost a company's positive online reviews. Have you been an unwitting victim of "brushing?" If you've received a cheap item in the mail that you never ordered, you may have been "brushed."
Tips and advice on how to avoid scams on MTurk (Amazon Mechanical Turk). An overview of the different types of scams and practical advice for not getting caught out by them.
There are a lot of scammers on the internet specially in outsourcing sites. Because of this, many people are discouraged to earn money online. Here are some tips on how to avoid being scammed on Freelancer.com.
Americans spend about $50 billion a year on weddings. With that kind of coin skittering about, some unsavoury characters are bound to be attracted.
A previous new hire working for the malicious multi-level marketing style company known as Smart Circle gives you the inside scoop on the business.
A common modelling agency scam targets younger females looking for work as amateur models, and ends up costing them a lot of money without giving them jobs.
Why Usenet.nl is a scam and should be avoided! Protect yourself and don't be bullied into paying for services you didn't use!
SIM swap fraud is on the rise, and you need to stay ahead of the scammers out there and protect your hard-earned money!
Do you know who to complain to when you are a victim of a Ponzi scheme or pyramid scheme? Do you know what agencies go after them? Do you know how they do so? Find out here.
Mold removal scams put a stain on a legitimate industry. These scams do worse than steal money, they are also health-related fraud. True water damage and mold removal professionals will always put their customers first.