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Americans Bombarded with Robocalls from Impostors

Crooks posing as Amazon illicit millions of calls a month, estimate says

The Definitive Guide to Reducing Robocalls

Follow these steps to cut back on calls everybody loves to hate

Top Official Shares How to Recognize Job Scams

Attorney General Phil Weiser shares tips to keep you safe when searching for a new job

13 Costco Scams Warehouse Shoppers Should Beware

The real Costco is not behind the pervasive cons that co-opt its name

Gifts Cards Are for Gifts — Not Criminals

AARP survey finds some deceived into buying cards for strangers

Tax Scams

Beware of Phony Tax Preparers

This season is a field day for scammers looking to take advantage of you

Protect Yourself from IRS Scam Calls

Beware of scammers mentioning an unpaid tax bill, asking for payment immeadiately

Coronavirus Scams

Fraudsters Hit Program Giving Cash for COVID Funerals

Beware unsolicited calls, emails offering help with FEMA application

Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Put Public Health at Risk

Authorities warn Twitter, Shopify, eBay to stem online sales of sham records

Beware COVID-19 Frauds and Scams

Nearly 500 charged with crimes during yearlong Justice Department crackdown

10 Red-Hot COVID Scams Vexing Older Americans

Frauds have evolved, so watch out for latest threats to your wallet

Pandemic Proves to Be Fertile Ground for Identity Thieves

Number of identity theft cases more than doubled in 2020 from 2019, FTC report finds

Stimulus Check Scams

This Is What a Real Paper Stimulus Check Looks Like

Consumers are warned to beware of scammers

Fake Stimulus Checks Drive Traffic to Used-Car Sale

Federal lawsuit alleges deceptive and illegal tactics

First Fraud Charges Involving Stimulus Loans Filed

Feds allege men schemed to get relief money

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