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.
It seems like every year, tax preparation companies try to find new ways to separate you from your money. Here's advice on how you can save at tax time.
Consumers who paid for unlimited plans with TracFone, TraceFone, Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile or Telcel America can file for refunds.
An Amazon.com site, MyHabit, is accused of selling real fur that were advertised as faux, according to a report by the Humane Society.
Frauds involving online sales generated the most complaints in 2014 to the National Consumers League.
In this era of data breaches, how do you keep your investment accounts secure? What protections and recourse do you have if your accounts are compromised?
With tax season coming up the Treasury has renewed its warnings about the tax collection scam, one of the largest in the country. Here's how it works.
We receive some of the most sensitive mail early in the year, and a wayward envelope during tax season can wreak immense financial havoc.
Spark supplements didn't improve speech disorders, the FTC said. NourishLife and its owner face a $3.68 million judgment but can only pay $200,000.
President Barack Obama vows to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea and scolds the company for caving in to threats.
The Good Hands people at Allstate have figured out a shady, possibly illegal, way to push up insurance rates, a consumer watchdog warns.
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.
The scam starts with a pitch for a customized letter from Santa. It ends with you losing big time.
President Obama recently told prominent CEOs that he wants to work with them to overcome stagnant wages.
The FBI warns businesses that hackers are using software to launch a destructive cyberattack, following a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures.
The holy grail for identity thieves is a Social Security number. Here's why and how you need to protect yourself and what to do if your identity is stolen.
Crooks are ready with gift card scams, bait-and-switch deals, fraudulent tickets and malware disguised as apps and games, the FBI warns.
After scammers duped Walmart for cheap PlayStations 4s, the company has once again clarified its price-match policy.