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.
Protect yourself by ignoring suspicious links, keeping unique passwords across accounts and monitoring bank statements regularly.
A California woman is charged with insurance fraud over her claim that she suffered burns from McDonald’s coffee.
The next debit card you get will probably have a little golden chip in it, and that’s a good thing.
Chase admitted yesterday that data from 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised by hackers.