Financial Cents: Posts About Fraud
Since it's Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, we figured this would be the perfect time to help you recognize the signs of a tax-related fraud or scam.
Posted on: January 30, 2019
The damage caused by a stolen identity could take years to fix. Here's what you can do to limit that damage as much as possible.
Posted on: January 28, 2019
Freezing your credit will mean scammers can't steal your identity and open new accounts in your name. But is it the best way to protect your money?
Posted on: January 09, 2019
Trying to buy a car online will leave you vulnerable to scammers who either want to take your money and run or sell you a car that's in really poor shape.
Posted on: November 28, 2018
Packages are really easy to steal, but there are steps you can take to prevent financial losses and to help the cops stop further thefts.
Posted on: November 26, 2018
Email phishing scams may be all the rage these days, but don't forget that fraudsters can still steal your money (or even your identity) using good old fashioned snail mail.
Posted on: November 14, 2018
Craigslist is a great way to find almost anything you could want. Just make sure you watch out for scammers trying to find an easy mark!
Posted on: October 31, 2018
Want to hear something really scary this Halloween season? If you don't keep your information safe online, scammers will be able to steal your identity and drain your bank accounts.
Posted on: October 25, 2018
If you find it hard to believe that the government has decided to give you a bunch of money totally out of the blue, you're halfway home.
Posted on: October 16, 2018
Job offers that sound too good to be true or that require you to put money down up front are probably not legit.
Posted on: October 03, 2018