Call them "porch pirates" or simply call them thieves, but whatever you call these criminals, they're more active than ever with so many Americans shopping online this year. According to a Value..
While it might not seem like there is much the average person can do to stop ID theft from happening, there are steps individuals can take to minimize personal risk. One of the most practical..
My brother's voice was laced with panic. "Please call me back," he said in the voicemail. "I got a notice today that my credit score is in the 600s and I don't understand why."
A friendly email from a co-worker. A job opportunity for the unemployed. An offer to assist with mortgages that may have fallen behind. These messages can sound legitimate and feel reassuring..
When you think of things that make your life easier, what comes to mind? Smart phones? Other electronic devices? Household appliances? When you think about it, one of the biggest boosts to..
News alert: Scammers aren’t sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Let’s face it: tax season is taxing anyway without having to worry about being scammed. Scammers, of course, pose a threat year-round. But tax season serves up especially tempting fodder for..
Times of crisis bring out opportunists, the worst of which are scam artists who prey on the needs and fears of a society, often targeting its most vulnerable members. Make sure that as you keep..
It’s tax season and a scam involving stolen data from tax professionals, fraudulent tax filings, and erroneous checking account deposits has law enforcement and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)..