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17 Facebook Marketplace scams to avoid in 2024
Learn about some of the most common Facebook Marketplace scams that you can run into and tips for spotting and avoiding them.
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13 Cash App Scams + Tips to Avoid
Scammers have taken advantage of Cash App’s convenience by developing many Cash App scams to get your money. Read this post to learn how to avoid them.
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11 Common Zelle scams + signs to look for
Zelle is a quick way to transfer and receive money. Scammers take advantage of its convenience to steal from victims. Learn more about Zelle scams here.
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Publishers Clearing House scams: Signs and tips to avoid them
Cybercriminals use Publishers Clearing House scams to trick people into sending money or disclosing personal information. Here’s how you can avoid PCH scams.
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5 Medicare scams to avoid in 2024
Learn about the most common Medicare scams out there. With some preparation and knowledge, you can reduce your risk of being taken advantage of.
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Brushing scams: How to identify them and protect your identity
Identity thieves and cybercriminals value your identity. They can profit from your personal information by committing identity fraud — to open credit card accounts, obtain loans, and more — all in your name. Learn how to spot and help protect against identity theft.
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Watch out for these top 5 elder scams
Discover insights on common elder scams, including how they work and ways to avoid them, ensuring safety and peace of mind online.
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10 Snapchat scams and how to prevent them [2024]
Snapchat scams can end in hurt feelings, identity theft, or stolen money. Read on to learn how to protect yourself against social media attacks in 2024.
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Wire transfer scams: How to spot this age-old scam
Wire transfer scams coax unsuspecting people into sending money to criminals. Learn how to protect yourself from several common types of wire transfer scams.
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Brushing scams: what are those mysterious Amazon packages at your door?
Brushing scams can boost businesses with fake reviews. They may also signal your personal information is at risk.
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Rental scams: What they are and how to spot them
Rental scams can be daunting but don't swear off real estate websites just yet. Learn how to spot a rental scam and safely search for your next property.
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Netflix Email Scam Targets 110 Million Subscribers: Here's What to Do
Learn how to help protect yourself against the Netflix phishing scam and others.
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5 IRS scams to watch out for in tax season
Tax season brings out scammers. Here’s what you can do to help protect against tax-related scams.
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6 back-to-school scams and how to avoid them
Back-to-school scams vary. Here are some common back-to-school scams, how they work, and how students and parents can help avoid them.
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Elderly scams: Scammers target seniors, and tech makes it easier
Elderly scams target senior citizens, with the goal of scamming the elderly out of the money they’ve saved. The internet, online banking, and social media can fuel such scams. Here’s help.
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Charity scams: 9 tips to help avoid fakes
The opportunity for fake-charity scams is high, with so many people in need due to COVID-19.
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13 Census Scams to Watch Out For in 2020 and How to Avoid Them
Scammers are taking advantage of the 2020 U.S. census to steal personal information. Here’s what you need to know.
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