New credit cards with embedded chips won't help much with fraud, according to a Walmart executive, because U.S. banks took an implementation short cut.
Health care workers are charged with running a scheme in which they persuaded homeless and poor people to get medical testing with promises of free shoes.
Five states file lawsuits intended to shut down a massive alleged newspaper and magazine subscription scam that solicited millions of consumers nationwide.
Two former federal agents are charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road.
GNC reaches an agreement with New York's attorney general that puts in place rigorous testing of nutritional supplements sold in its stores and online.
A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government says.
Worried about re-using the same password too many times? Tech experts agree that traditional passwords are annoying, outmoded and too easily hacked.
More than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government's digital spies, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. Here's how you can.
Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail time as part of a nationwide scam.
The IRS identifies the tax scams most likely out to get you, the innocent American, via phone calls, emails and marketing pushes.
Banks are reportedly getting hit with a growing number of fraud cases involving Apple Pay, though the reports have more to do with identity theft.
The scam started with a 30-second political survey that segued into a call pitching cruises, hotels, excursions and other travel packages.
Bank fraud has become a common problem for consumers. Here are five ways to protect yourself from criminals who are out to drain your account of money.
Filing taxes online is easier for many, and it makes stealing information easier for thieves. Here's how to stay safe and what to do if you're compromised.
Freezing your credit means your credit report can only be accessed with a personal identification number. You can thaw the freeze as needed.
Tens of millions of children may become victims of identity theft after the security breaches at health insurer Anthem. Here's what you need to know.
These scams aren't always the bad guys trying to pull the wool over your eyes. Sometimes, the scams involve you trying to pull a fast one on the government.
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that you really are in Thailand and really did use your credit card to buy $200 in sarongs, may soon end.
There is a simple and quick way that you can protect your hard-earned dollars and your identity from cyber-theft.
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.
The U.S. government is creating a new agency to monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of risks.
You'd think there would be a better way of protecting online accounts than using low-tech passwords. Unfortunately, there isn't.
Anthem warns U.S. customers about an email scam targeting members whose personal information was suspected to have been breached in a massive cyberattack.
TurboTax, the country's most popular tax preparation software, halted processing state tax returns for 24 hours because of a spike in fraudulent filings.
Several states are investigating a massive cyberattack on Anthem that a person familiar with the matter said is being examined for possible ties to China.
Health insurer Anthem says hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to the personal information of its customers and employees.
Testing of herbal supplements sold by major retailers reveals that 79 percent have no trace of the herbs on the products' labels, an investigation shows.
Federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers avoid falling into a cycle of debt.
A federal appeals court rules that advertising claims for POM Wonderful juice were deceptive in asserting that it curbs health risks and is proven to work.