How to Spot a Credit Card Skimmer
These scamming devices can appear on any unmonitored payment station. Learn how to spot and avoid them.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
9 Signs an Instagram Ad Can’t Be Trusted
Enhance your detective skills so you don't fall victim to these common scams.
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...
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...
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.