Five states file lawsuits intended to shut down a massive alleged newspaper and magazine subscription scam that solicited millions of consumers nationwide.
Don't like junk mail or telemarketing calls? We'll show you how to shut those down, too. And you'll help reduce paper consumption.
The scam started with a 30-second political survey that segued into a call pitching cruises, hotels, excursions and other travel packages.
Here are the telltale signs to watch for and steps you can take to reduce the chances of the seniors you love of being taken advantage of.
Despite laws that prohibit them, consumers still complain about robocalls and the inability to halt them. And it might just get a whole lot worse.
Millions of emails a day are being sent to consumers around the country with confirmations of what appear to be online shopping orders but are really fakes.
Pizza did celebrate its 55th anniversary, but this invitation is a fake email that will only result in computer problems.
Three sets of companies were involved in unauthorized cell phone charges, illegal telemarketing calls and fake offers for free gift cards.
Thanks to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, you can make nuisance telemarketers pay you $500 to $1,500 for each illegal call or text spam you receive.
A new telemarketing scam, timed for Medicare open enrollment, targets seniors with offers of free stuff.
Millions of E-Z Pass users are receiving email requests to update their credit card information or pay their bills. It's a phishing scam, the FTC warns.
Telemarketing abuse was the fastest-growing category of consumer complaints in 2013, a nationwide survey finds. Health care problems are growing, too.
A negative event in your life can cut your ability to defend yourself from fraud, a new AARP study concludes. That's why the scammer's pitch doesn't sound too good to be true.
Retailers and other consumer businesses love to send you marketing emails. Here are the new ways they're getting their hands on your address.
According to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, 7 out of 10 Americans agree that the Postal Service should stop Saturday mail delivery in order to cut the Post Office's huge...