In a quest for personal information and money even after filing deadlines, scammers often impersonate the IRS.
Aggressive con artists target people who received -- or just applied for -- online payday loans. Four federal lawsuits cite losses of about $20 million.
When it comes to medical identity theft, more than your money is in danger: This type of fraud could cost you your life. And it hits millions of Americans every year.
Target missed multiple opportunities to thwart the hackers responsible for the unprecedented holiday shopping season data breach, Senate staffers say in a report.
The evidence was simply too overwhelming, jurors say after they convicted five former Bernard Madoff associates of helping to conceal his multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
The IRS is warning that scammers have targeted thousands of Americans, and walked away with more than a million dollars of taxpayer money.
Consumer chargebacks cost merchants a bundle, and if this refund trend continues, both retailers and consumers will be affected.
The convenience that allows us to electronic file our taxes also allows cybercriminals to file fraudulent returns. Here's how cybersecurity gurus say you can protect yourself.
Target had the tools in place to stop the Thanksgiving hack before it snagged a single user's data - but it failed. Bloomberg reveals what happened when the alarms went off.
The silver lining in the cloud of that giant Target data breach includes a yearlong benefit for many Americans, plus a nudge to improve the way they do business online.
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.
Stay vigilant. Know how credit and debit cards are treated differently after they're compromised. And understand the benefits of being responsible with credit.
The failure of Mt. Gox was expected, but the size of the theft was a surprise. The disappearance of $390 million in bitcoins will generate greater governmental scrutiny.
The Better Business Bureau has a warning: Check your credit card statements for $9.84 charges. Gobs of them are popping up, and they usually mean criminals have your number.