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You never want to end up a victim of a scam, so it’s important to know the ins and outs of common and current scam practices to make sure you stay ahead of the game.

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This Is What an Amazon Email Scam Looks Like

Not every email from Amazon is legitimate. Keep an eye out for these telltale signs you might be dealing with a scammer.

Gift Card Scams: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Your credit card isn't the only item in your wallet that scammers love. Watch out for these gift card scams...


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How to Stop Getting Those Pesky Car Extended Warranty Calls

Robocalls about your car's extended warranty are annoying and potentially dangerous. Here's why you're getting them in the first place—and how...


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11 Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.


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6 Common Venmo Scams to Watch Out For

Venmo has made transferring cash more convenient than ever, but some scammers are using the app to steal your money.

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Amazon Scams to Avoid at All Costs

Thwart scammers in their paths by not falling for any of these scams.


These Prisoners Scammed Millions from the Comfort of Their Jail Cells

A diabolical scam snares everyday Americans. The real shock is that it is pulled off by prisoners.

Why You Shouldn’t Share Photos of Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card

If you've already done this, you might want to take it down!


7 Warning Signs a CBD Product Is Fake

An alarming number of CBD products on the market fail laboratory testing for safety and efficacy. Learn how to discern...


4 Ways These Companies Are Taking Advantage of You

Researching our doctors. Recycling. Furthering your education. We’re doing all the right things. So why are these companies taking advantage...


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9 Signs an Instagram Ad Can’t Be Trusted

Enhance your detective skills so you don't fall victim to these common scams.

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8 Signs You Shouldn’t Accept a LinkedIn Request

LinkedIn is a place to connect with people in your career field and grow your network, but before accepting every...


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10 Most Common eBay Scams to Look Out For

eBay opens up a new world of used items and can't-miss deals. It also opens up the possibility of scams...


How I Ended Up in the NXIVM Cult—And How I Eventually Got Out

Cults may seem outlandish and easy to identify, but they are notoriously good at recruiting people. Here, a former NXIVM...


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Watch Out for These 13 Common Car Repair Scams

Unless you're a car expert or best friends with a mechanic, you might be tricked into paying for services you...


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Is That ‘Contact Tracer’ Really a Scammer? How to Tell

In the age of coronavirus, your health isn’t the only thing at risk. Here’s what you need to know to...

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The Gift-Card Scam You Need to Watch Out for

As the holiday season rushes full steam ahead, gift-card scams are on the rise. Learn how to detect and prevent...