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Con Artists Love the Holidays, But You Can Fight Back

How to spot some common crime attempts

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Holiday Scams?

Find out how well you recognize fraudsters' attacks

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What You Should Know About Seasonal Scams

Do's, Don'ts and more resources to prevent fraud

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Family Emergency Scams Cost Victims $41M in 2017

Victims send increasing amounts of money to those who pretend to be in distress 

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A Cheap Website Design Could End Up Costing Thousands

Lowball offers for a site layout can be door to high-dollar fraud

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Scammers Are Phishing for Your W-2 Form

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Using a card can be convenient but can also put your money at risk

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