A senior woman sitting at her laptop in a kitchen with a distressed look on her face
A senior woman sitting at her laptop in a kitchen with a distressed look on her face
Not So Fast

IRS Warns of Scam to Steal Your Tax Refund

They issued an alert about the "elaborate" ploy.

Costco Email Could Steal Credit Card Info
Costco Email Could Steal Credit Card Info
Costco Cons

Costco Email Could Steal Credit Card Info

Watch out for these four words, officials warn.

man holding tax refund in hands
man holding tax refund in hands
Refund Red Flag

New Warning About Fraudulent Tax Refunds

"These checks are fake," woman warns.

Close up of Bank of America logo on building.
Close up of Bank of America logo on building.
Don't bank on it

BofA Data Breach Affecting 57,000 Customers

It comes after a larger hack late last year.

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judith anderson
Costly Mistake

Grandma Reveals How She Lost $150,000 to Scam

"I feel foolish."

A heterosexual couple going over finances with a laptop at their kitchen table
A heterosexual couple going over finances with a laptop at their kitchen table
Money Matters

6 Signs You're the Victim of Bank Fraud

Here's how to protect your hard-earned money.

Poltava, Ukraine - April 5, 2022: Woman use Venmo app. Mobile phone banking and investment concept photo
Poltava, Ukraine - April 5, 2022: Woman use Venmo app. Mobile phone banking and investment concept photo
Cash Grab

5 Red Flags About Using Venmo

Here's how to spot a scam, experts warn.

The back of an FBI agent
The back of an FBI agent
Stay Safe

Retired FBI Agent Shares 4 Ways You're at Risk

These are the things he would never do.

Gift cards on a display
Gift cards on a display
Feel It Out

How to Avoid Gift-Card Scams, Police Say

There's a "feel" trick you need to do.

woman frustrated over bank account
woman frustrated over bank account
Shady Scam

Woman Loses $33,000 to Bank Scam

She missed certain red flags.

Moorhead, Minnesota, United States - January 16, 2016: USPS, United States Postal Service, van parked on suburban street during winter with lots of snow.
Moorhead, Minnesota, United States - January 16, 2016: USPS, United States Postal Service, van parked on suburban street during winter with lots of snow.
Scammer Season

USPS Issues New Warning on Holiday Scams

The agency says take these 3 steps to stay safe.

Women wearing red sweater shopping online and using credit card at home office
Women wearing red sweater shopping online and using credit card at home office
Winter Warnings

FBI and IRS Issue Warnings on Holiday Scams

And how to avoid them.

Worried concerned girl in Christmas Santa hat having problems with payment by credit card online for New Year purchases, looking at smartphone screen with puzzled face. Scam, fraud concept
Worried concerned girl in Christmas Santa hat having problems with payment by credit card online for New Year purchases, looking at smartphone screen with puzzled face. Scam, fraud concept
Seasonal Scams

8 Holiday Scams to Watch Out For, FBI Says

The agency just released a new warning.

A senior woman on the phone with a suspicious or concerned look on her face
A senior woman on the phone with a suspicious or concerned look on her face
Calling It Out

If a Caller Asks You These Questions, Hang Up

Officials are warning of another new type of scam.

Brooding middle-aged woman using a laptop for remote work at home, studying online, a serious female mature teacher checking tasks on the computer
Brooding middle-aged woman using a laptop for remote work at home, studying online, a serious female mature teacher checking tasks on the computer
Red Flags

6 Warning Signs of Scams Targeting Seniors

Don’t be a victim.

A woman sitting in the airport with her luggage while looking at her phone
A woman sitting in the airport with her luggage while looking at her phone
Plane Pains

New United and Jet Blue Ticket-Scam Warnings

Here's how to protect yourself from the swindle.

A senior woman reading a letter with a distressed look on her face
A senior woman reading a letter with a distressed look on her face
Postal Predators

5 Biggest Mail Scams Happening Right Now

Here's how to stay safe from swindlers.

man at desk looking at phone with a worried expression
man at desk looking at phone with a worried expression
Rotten Trick

Police Issue New Warning on USPS Text Scam

"Just hit delete."

A close up of a smart phone getting a call from a scam or spam number.
A close up of a smart phone getting a call from a scam or spam number.
Dubious Digits

Phone Calls From These 12 Numbers Are a Scam

A new study finds you might want to block these.

phone call coming in from unknown number
phone call coming in from unknown number
Clone Wars

7 Red Flags to Watch for in New Deepfake Scam

Here is how you can protect yourself.