Financial Cents: Posts About Fraud

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

10 Scams That Target the Elderly

Don't let yourself or anyone you love get taken in by all the scammers and con artists out there that just love targeting the elderly.

Posted on: May 07, 2019

So You’ve Been Robbed … Now What?

Getting robbed is scary, not to mention costly. Here are some ways that you can back on your feet—and maybe even get some of your stuff back.

Posted on: May 02, 2019

How to Spot Financial Elder Abuse

The elderly are often easy targets for scammers, so here's how you can identify the signs that an elder is being financially abused.

Posted on: May 01, 2019