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Spotlight on Government Impostor Scams

Fraud prevention tip: Report the scam to Medicare

How to Protect Yourself from a Medicare Scam

The FTC and AARP join forces to help prevent fraudsters from stealing your personal data

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Inside the IRS Shut Down of a Phony Call Center

We breakdown how con artists used the IRS name to scam people out of millions


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SSA Warns of Increase in Telephone Scams

New PSA campaign cites impersonators using scare tactics to cheat victims

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Prince Charming Behind Bars: Part 2

As the scammer's tactics intensified, see how investigators took him down

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Fake Facebook Groups Are Targeting Vets

Investigators say Vietnam veterans are a popular target for scammers

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Consumer Survey Reports Identity Fraud Fell in 2018

Those tiny chips in your credit and debit cards help derail fraudsters

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Feds Announce Crackdown on Elder Fraud

Officials say over two million older Americans were scammed out of more than $750 million 

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Impostor Scams Cost Consumers Millions

If that phone call from the government sounds fishy, hang up


Learn how to spot and avoid common scams

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