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How Cybercrooks Can Hack Your Online Bank Accounts

If you think your checkbook and paper statements keep you safe, think again

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Meet Brett Johnson — the Godfather of the Dark Web

Fraud expert Doug Shadel explores the inner workings of the dark web

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Help Stop Identity Theft by Freezing Your Credit

It’s gotten easier to protect your credit information. Time to finally do it

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Password Managers: What You Need to Know

Keep your digital life secure and store your personal images, files and more in one location


Have You Fallen Victim to Fraud?

Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!


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Facebook Messenger Scam: Fake Friend, Real Money

How to protect yourself from cloned profiles and social media scams

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Scammers Pose as IRS Agents Demanding Payment

Get advice from an AARP expert on how to identify and handle imposter fraud

United States Attorney Nick Hanna, center, announces the arrest of Mark Steven Domingo during a press conference at the U.S. Attorney's office in Los Angeles on Monday, April 29, 2019. On Friday, FBI agents arrested Domingo, 26, of Reseda on federal charg

80 Indicted in Alleged $46 Million Fraud Scheme

Many of the victims were older Americans, according to Justice Department

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Feds Take Aim at Foreign Fraudsters

Rules OK'd to curb bad actors from disguising origin of calls, texts

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Phone Companies Pledge to Fight Robocalls

A dozen carriers sign agreement with state attorneys general to tackle robocall issue


Learn how to spot and avoid common scams

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