Four investment advisers used the time-tested free dinner investment seminars at a Tampa restaurant to scam $3.9 million from more than a dozen investors, many of them retirees.
You don’t have to be a senior citizen to fall victim to a scam. While how to avoid scammers is relevant to anyone exposed to this threat, seniors are often targeted.
Fraudsters may be taking advantage of the lack of security at pay-at-the-pump card readers.
Time for some basics on debit and credit card use.
Synthetic ID theft is piecing together a new identity using a combination of real and fake information. It accounts for up to 85 percent of all fraud, the government says.
An organized scam that uses phony bank checks to purchase cars via Craigslist has become widespread.
A U.S. district court today prohibited Jason Abraham and his company, Brooklyn-based Instant Response Systems, from calling elderly consumers and bullying or tricking them into paying for unordered medical alert devices.
Congress finally passed a law that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards.
The FTC has again cracked down on car dealers and businesses associated with financing or leasing a car, resulting in six new cases.
Medicare cards with Social Security numbers on them encourage fraud. It’s time for Congress to fix that.