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AARP Survey: Holiday Shoppers Favor Cyber Monday

But 3 in 10 adults plan to spend less during the holidays this year


Stay Safe From Holiday Scams

Do you know the most common scams this holiday season—and how can you protect yourself and your loved ones? Get information and guidance at our free webinar.


10 Tips to Send Porch Pirates Packing

As the holidays collide with COVID-19, expect a surge in package theft

Scams Spike on Social Media Sites Amid COVID-19

Online shopping frauds a top complaint to FTC as pandemic emerged

Older Adults Need Better Online Security, Report Finds

AARP-sponsored research outlines steps to take to deter scammers

25 Fake Websites Shut Down Claiming to Sell Lysol, Clorox

Cleaning products ordered online were never delivered to consumers

8 Tips to Scam-Proof Your Life During COVID-19

Crooks capitalizing on the crisis want your cash and personal data

FTC Raps Hearing Aid Chains for COVID-19 Promotions

Chains say they have ceased COVID-stimulus relief ads to buy hearing aids

Psychic Scams Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

What's in your future? Financial ruin, if you're not careful

Hackers Use Facebook to Share Malicious Links

Facebook Messenger posts tied to coronavirus news likely come from compromised accounts

10 Tips to Avoid COVID-19 Scams

Beware of fake charities, sham investments and other schemes

Fake Stimulus Checks Drive Traffic to Used-Car Sale

Federal lawsuit alleges deceptive and illegal tactics

Don't Lose Your Stimulus Check To a Mail Thief

10 tips to mail sending and receiving mail safer

This Is What a Real Treasury Check Looks Like

Secret Service reveals security features to deter fraud

Keep Your Stimulus Payment Out of Scammers’ Hands

AARP’s Fraud Watch Network is on your side during the pandemic

First Fraud Charges Involving Stimulus Loans Filed

Feds allege two men schemed to get relief money earmarked for small businesses

CFPB Director: Beware of Counterfeit Checks

Pandemic doesn't deter criminals hungry for your cash and sensitive data




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