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?
The Lone Star State is considering a speed limit of 85 mph on a new road, which would be the highest speed limit in the U.S., for safety.
Are you a fan of house-swapping reality shows (do these still exist?) but hate the idea of being on TV? Well, you’re in luck! Exactly this sort of thing exists and could save you money on vacations. This and more, today on Bankrate.com 1. Are you cool with strangers being in your house without you?
A new debit card scam is aiming to uncover financial information from Facebook and email users.
Father and son debt collectors who stole consumers’ payments plead guilty to fraud in federal court.
Some financial scams never seem to die, no matter how many warnings government agencies issue to consumers. One example is payday loan collection schemes in which fraudsters call people who don’t actually owe such debts and demand immediate payment. The latest reminder to watch out for this scam comes from the Internet Crime Complaint Center,