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Beware Scam Robocalls, Texts Tied to COVID-19

Fraudsters capitalize on fear to steal your personal data

Identity Theft Prevention

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12 Tools in a Fraudster's Toolbox

A dozen dirty tricks of the trade employed by identity thieves and scammers

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Fraud expert Frank Abagnale offers 10 easy steps to help beat identity thieves.

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Chinese Military Hackers Indicted in Equifax Breach

Social Security numbers, birth dates and more were stolen

Types of Identity Theft

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Social Security Scams

Keep an eye on your account online before scammers try to take it over

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IRS Impostors

Scamsters try to get your personal information to file fake tax returns

Medicare fraud cost taxpayers millions of dollars each year

Medicare Card Scams

How fraudsters could steal your health benefits from you

Online Safety

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Passwordless Security

How biometric scanning will help prevent ID theft

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Scams on Social Media

How crooks use platforms to connect and steal

Public Wi-Fi hot spots can put your Internet connection at risk of being intercepted by a hacker.

Prevent Ransomware

How to protect your device and stop intruders

Fraud Watch Network

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Get Alerts

Sign up to get the latest breaking scam alerts delivered right to your inbox

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Spot a Scam

Check out our scam-tracking map to learn what to watch out for and warn others

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Who Has Your Data?

Deep within the internet is the dark web where criminals buy and sell your private information


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