A former NFL player ran a Ponzi scam, the SEC says. Will Allen and his partner claimed to lend money to pro athletes, with a promise to investors of up to 18 percent in interest.
While being on the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry may not stop telemarketers from calling you, it’s still worthwhile to put your cell, VOIP and land lines on the list.
Being a good Samaritan can be difficult, as Bankrate’s Jessica Patel found out recently. After finding a lost debit card on the subway, editor Patel called the number on the back to report it as lost. But rather than a quick phone call, she found herself facing Chase Bank’s automated phone system, which did not
FINRA last week issued a warning to investors being contacted about high-yield CDs.
A new cybersecurity threat to ATMs allows thieves to make unlimited withdrawals.
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.