Financial Cents: Posts About Fraud

What to Do if You Think Your Identity Has Been Stolen

Having your identity stolen could jeopardize your credit rating and your entire financial future for years to come. Here's what you need to do.

Posted on: July 05, 2019


Are You Haunted by Phantom Debts?

Some phantom debts are just old, uncollected debts that you forgot about. But other phantom debts are just straight-up lies told by scammers!

Posted on: July 02, 2019


Watch Out for Phishing!

Once a scammer has you on the hook through a phishing scheme, they can reel in all your personal information and steal your identity!

Posted on: June 26, 2019


8 Tips to Spot an Online Imposter

One minute, you're having a quiet evening on your home computer. The next, you're exchanging messages with Nigerian royalty. Don't let this be you!

Posted on: June 19, 2019


How to Protect Your Personal Info While Traveling

When scammers and hackers are looking to steal someone's money or personal information, tourists are some of the first people they target.

Posted on: June 14, 2019


The Guide to Avoiding Fraudulent Charges

First, you should try to prevent scammers from stealing your personal info. Second, set up alerts so that you know when fraudulent charges are being made.

Posted on: June 14, 2019


What to Do About Data Leaks

You can take all the right steps to protect your data, only to have it leaked when a giant company's servers get hacked. So what can you do?

Posted on: June 06, 2019


How to Identify and Avoid Fake Tech Support Scams

Many people allow tech support teams to remotely take over their computers, a trust that scammers love to exploit.

Posted on: June 05, 2019


11 Tips for Protecting Your Data Online

In order to keep your identity and your money safe from scams and fraudsters, you have to protect your personal info online.

Posted on: May 30, 2019


How to Avoid Getting Catfished

The term "catfishing" refers to people who pretend to be someone else online in order to draw in unsuspecting marks, oftentimes to scam them for money.

Posted on: May 29, 2019