The Social Security scams targeting Americans
A record-breaking increase in Social Security benefits has caused a surge in related online scams, authorities said.
U.S. officials announce nationwide crackdown on moving company scams
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to target the companies that have the most complaints.
"Ice hack" weight loss supplements "not convincing," dieticians say
The "ice hack" weight loss method has gone viral, encouraging people to buy and take herbal supplements for weight loss.
How Medicare Advantage Scams Seniors
Where billions of dollars flow, deceptive actors follow. And nowhere does deception run deeper than how health insurers lure seniors into Medicare Advantage plans—only to leave many retirees struggling to cover their out-of-pocket requirements when their incomes are their lowest.
Taylor Swift fan who bought $1,500 seats from "ticketfaster" floors web
"If Taylor herself says they're not on sale WHY do people still think this is a good idea," commented one user.
PnB Rock's girlfriend says scammers are posing as her after rapper's death
Stephanie Sibounheuang, who was dining with PnB Rock when he was fatally shot, has quietly returned to Instagram after her partner's murder on September 12.
Woman gave "Russian astronaut" $30,000 so he could pay Earth landing fees
Romance scams are a form of fraud where someone emotionally manipulates the victim into sending them money.
Woman Urged Not to Give Money to Parents Who Lost Theirs to Scams
One user admitted, "You can probably tell it makes my blood pressure increase just to read your post."
'Devout' Cousin Dragged for Lashing Out at Woman Over 'Creepy' Husband
Things came to a head when a spammer used the woman's pictures to ask for money in exchange for explicit photos, and the cousin assumed it was real.
'Scammed a Scammer': Internet Relishes Trickery Against Would-Be Thief
"All about the long game," one commenter quipped.
Cops Bust Crooks Selling Thousands of Dollars in Fake QE II Gold Coins
Police in Germany say they busted scammers suspected of selling fake Canadian "Maple Leaf" gold coins with the face of Queen Elizabeth II on them.
Why Fake Crypto Investment Opportunities Top Billion Dollar Scam List
"Indeed, since 2021, $575 million of all crypto fraud losses reported to the FTC were about bogus investment opportunities," the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said in a report.
Ten Common and Dangerous Phone Scams You Should Know About
While scammers are resorting to more devious tricks, phone scams continue to pose risks to the unwary.
Baby Formula Scammers Sentenced to 18 Years After Milking $100 Million
The trio carried out their scheme for around five years, which involved lying about having foreign government contracts.
Uber Passenger Alleges That Driver Left Her Alone Barefoot on Highway
"Now that (driver) is on the loose giving other people rides putting other people in danger," the tweet said.
Sarma Melngailis on 'Bad Vegan,' Fake Identities and Abusive Relationships
Sarma Melngailis (Pure Food & Wine, Lucky Duck, "Bad Vegan") talks her ex-husband, cult mentalities the documentary that took Netflix by storm.
The Internet Gets Real About the 'Biggest Scams in Life'
"How the f**k does health insurance not cover dental and vision? What kind of shenanigans is that?" a Redditor asked.
Scammers Have a New Way to Phish for Bank Account Information, Banker Says
"If you EVER have someone CALL YOU and say they are your bank, do NOT provide any information over the phone on an INBOUND CALL," he wrote.
Woman With Missing Dog Gets Scam Texts Threats To Expose Affair to Her Wife
"I won't. I can barely look at her already," she replied when the scammer told her she wouldn't be able to look her (non-existent) wife in the face again.
10 States With the Fewest Auto Related Scams
A new study from Buyautoinsurance.com shows that auto-related scams are less likely in the Northwest.
DOJ Names Eun Young Choi to Lead Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Crimes
The National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team leadership announcement comes as reports of a possible executive order to regulate crypto have been disputed.
Meet Todd Spodek's Wife and the Actress Who Plays Her in 'Inventing Anna'
Law and justice power couple Todd Spodek and his wife Margaret are two characters audiences want to know more about after watching "Inventing Anna" on Netflix.
Man Pleads Guilty to Duping Victims Out of Millions in Mass Mail Scheme
Elderly victims were tricked into thinking they had won over $1 million in some cases, according to the DOJ.
'Hook, Line, and Sinker': 73-Year-Old Grandmother Cons Scammer Into Arrest
A Long Island woman's brilliant thinking landed a would-be scammer in police custody.
73-Year-Old Former 911 Dispatcher Helps Police Catch Scammer
She lured the man, who claimed over the phone to be a bail bondsman helping her grandson, to her home, where officers tackled him.
Here's Where Robert Freegard and Sandra Clifton Are Now
After binge-watching their way through "The Puppet Master" on Netflix, true-crime enthusiasts want to know everything about Robert Freegard and Sandra Clifton today.
More Unauthorized COVID Test Sites Are Appearing as Demand Rises
"We intend to make sure that those operations are no longer doing to customers and patients what they have been doing," Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said.
Natural Solutions Foundation Ordered to Stop Selling Fake COVID Treatment
"Nano silver" has been touted by figures like Alex Jones as a treatment or cure for a host of ailments despite no evidence that it's safe or effective.
Viral Video Warns of Rising Gift Card Scam Ahead of Holiday Season
The gift card scam has affected around 21 percent of adults, according to recent studies, with experts also warning against the common act.
These Are the Best Tips and Tricks for Getting a PS5 or Xbox Series X
Tracking restocks for PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles is a full-time job for some people, which can make it feel overwhelming. Here is some advice from the experts.