Every year millions of Americans fall prey to telemarketing fraud. Leah Napoliello, with the Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston & South Texas, shares some advice for avoiding becoming a victim.
If you've ever answered the phone or received a voicemail threatening you with legal action for overpayments of Social Security or requesting you pay them in an unusual way, you've already had a brush...
- Fox News
Rand Paul, Ernst investigate 'disturbing' $5.4B in pandemic fraud as Biden moves to end COVID emergency
Senators Rand Paul and Joni Ernst are demanding answers on how the government could have allowed $5.4 billion in small business loans to be dispensed to "fraudsters" during the pandemic.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
A federal indictment charges that a Texas woman worked with others to take more than $3.9 million from the city of Lexington in 2022.
- Business Insider
FTX was just the start: current economic trends and the stock market downturn will bolster the fraud economy, leading to more corporate racketeering.
- Fox News
Scammers are always out looking for their next victims. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson helps you to watch out for Medicare scammers looking to steal your money from you.
- Motley Fool
This past winter, I was at a pharmacy buying gift cards for my children's teachers when all of a sudden, my credit card was declined. It was then that I noticed a fraud alert that was sent to me via text. It turned out that because I was buying so many gift cards at once, those transactions eventually started to look suspicious, since it's common for criminals to use stolen credit cards to buy gift cards and run with them.
- Sacramento Bee
Republican-led committee plans hearing on pandemic unemployment fraud Wednesday
- Sacramento Bee
Trump administration ‘neglected’ CA fraud-fighting effort, EDD head says
- NBC News
The new chair of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., labeled pandemic fraud “the biggest fleecing of America in American history."
Identity theft isn't limited to criminals opening credit cards and running up debt in your name -- your tax return is also at risk. Although the IRS works diligently to counteract fraudulent...
Atrium Health’s website was offline Monday afternoon, just after a Russian hacking group posted a threat against the Charlotte-based hospital network.
- The Bergen Record
The bill would allow mutual funds to stop sales believed to be the result of fraud, said U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer, who backed the legislation.
- Footwear News
The incident impacted customer orders between November 2018 and October 2020.
Identity Theft Awareness Week: Florida attorney general offers tips to protect yourself