Despite many years of investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Allen Stafford’s CD scam ran for more than a decade.
Gifts cards are a great go-to for last-minute holiday shoppers, but you need to be careful as they’re also prone to scamming.
The government is warning about scam artists it says are peddling phony Ebola cures.
As more consumers ditch checking accounts in favor of prepaid cards, some fraudsters are targeting cardholders in online scams. A recent New York Times story by Matthew Goldstein highlights that one particular financial product seems to have become the focus of regulators. It’s called MoneyPak, and it’s known as a “cash top-up card.” Rather than working
Scammers are setting up fake Facebook pages and possibly looting credit cards from the crash site following last week’s tragedy.
Investors must investigate the official letters after the name of an adviser or financial planner.
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Homeowners deluged with offers of mortgage help don’t know who to trust.
While these fraudsters probably won’t fool too many people, check fraud is serious business and costs banks close to $1 billion a year.