Make sure your donations to Typhoon Haiyan victims go to legitimate groups.
Scammers are trying to take advantage of the growing interest in medical marijuana.
If you lose money in a scam, the IRS might be sympathetic. But the tax agency also wants any taxes that might arise from the fraudulent transaction.
A debt settlement services company allegedly misled consumers about fees and services.
The government is offering new instructional materials to help older people learn to avoid scams.
Safeguard your personal information this holiday shopping season. It could be used at tax time to file a fake return and steal your refund.
Con artists are creating fake charities for Superstorm Sandy victims to steal donations or donors’ identities.
Federal authorities have charged 530 individuals during a yearlong initiative created to protect struggling homeowners from scammers. More than 73,000 mortgage borrowers were victims of the alleged criminals and together lost more than $1 billion, according to the Department of Justice. The charges resulted from the Distressed Homeowner Initiative, a nationwide effort the FBI started
A second payment was made to the Ponzi scheme victims, but was it enough?
A new report of counterfeit gold bars has come up in New York City. Does this bode ill for the mania for investing in gold?