Utahns lost a total of $72 million to online scams in 2021. Among the methods claiming more victims than before was catfishing, and we spoke to a woman who nearly fell prey to one such scam.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- the largest federal nutrition assistance program, which provides benefits to eligible low-income individuals and families via an Electronic...
‘The motivation was greed, unrestrained greed’: Ex-Nigerian official sentenced to 5 years for stealing from U.S. disaster relief funds
Prosecutors say Abidemi Rufai used stolen identities to apply for millions in aid for Covid-19 and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma despite living in Nigeria.
- The AV Club
When MoviePass first launched, offering people a chance to pay a flat monthly fee for infinite movie tickets, it seemed too good to be true. It ultimately was, of course, with “infinite movies” eventually becoming “a couple of predetermined movies and only at certain times” as the company started to bleed money, and then the company died. According to the Securities And Exchange Commission, though, some of the company’s founders made it “too good to be true” on purpose and knew going in that it
- Consumer Reports
These phishing attacks, in which scammers target victims through text messaging, are on the riseBy Octavio BlancoThere was clearly something fishy afoot when Beth, a disabled 50-year-old from Nor...
With howling winds hurling and heavy rain swirling in Florida, protecting vital financial docs is a priority
Every year, more and more people fall prey to scams. Data from the Federal Trade Commission shows that in 2021, consumers reported losing more than $5.8 billion to fraud. That's a 70% increase from...