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Tech-Support Scams Ensnare Millennials More Than Boomers

Microsoft survey finds younger computer users spend more time online, make riskier downloads

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Top 10 Area Codes for Robocalls

'Polite' Southerners saddled with more of the calls we love to hate

Fake Viagra Pills Continue to Flood the Market

Majority of counterfeit drugs seized by U.S. Customs are for erectile dysfunction

6 Ways to Spot Unforeseen Credit Card Charges

Avoid unintentional purchases before they cost you your hard-earned cash

How to Protect Yourself From Fake Celebrity Scams

Beware of requests for donations on social media from your favorite celeb — it could be a scam

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Coronavirus Scams

First Federal Criminal Charges for COVID Vaccine Card Fraud

California woman accused of helping others create fake vaccination records

Fraudsters Hit Program Offering Cash for COVID-19 Funerals

Beware unsolicited calls, emails offering help with FEMA application

5 Things to Know About the Latest Vaccine Scam

Feds say post-vaccine survey is fake and prize never arrives

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

Preview: The Perfect Scam

How a Stolen Bag Helped Uncover a Crime Ring

A stolen purse case leads to a nationwide crime ring and a scam that includes disguises and more

Scam Turns Grandmother Into a Money Mule

Annie believes she's found an online friend, but in reality, she’s being lured into a scam

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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