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Scams are like fads, in a way - they gain in popularity, overexpose themselves, lose steam, and eventually return in a new form. These are some of the most prevalent scams making the rounds today. Be on alert.
These tips will help you avoid falling victim to a phishing scam.
The holidays are a season of joy and wonder. Unfortunately theyre also a season of scams. Here are four holiday-specific scams that have appeared in recent months.
Recently, a federal court in South Florida issued a temporary injunction against a student loan forgiveness company and its president, barring them from doing business and freezing their assets. The company - Student Debt Doctor - is currently prohibited from advertising and delivering their services.
The recent news about the New York City-based debt settlement scam company, Mission Settlement Agency, which Federal agents found to be defrauding customers of millions of dollars, serves as a stark reminder of the kinds of scams consumers encounter when seeking financial help.
Following a disaster, we often see a spike in contractor scams, price gouging, and phony charities, making an already difficult situation even worse. It’s critical that you know how to spot a scam, and how to report bad actors before they make a difficult situation even worse. Here's what you need to know.
As technology evolves, the methods will change, but no matter where you are or when you live, you always need to be on the lookout for scams.
Why are there so many online scams? It's because they work. While you may think you're too clever to ever fall for a scam, they work more often than you might think. Here are some highly common, shockingly successful scams to keep an eye out for.
Scams targeting the elderly are rampant and come in many shapes and sizes. Here are just a few of the most popular examples, with tips on how to avoid falling victim.
MMI offers advice in light of recent National Mortgage Settlement.
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