Warning: ATM Fraud Is on the Rise

Here's how to protect yourself from ATM skimming. ATM skimming is on the rise, jumping 546 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to a recent report from the analytics software company FICO. Just how much money...

Beware of scams: Beat fraudsters by staying alert

FRAUD has never been a greater menace than it is today, with Britons under constant siege from scammers. Growing numbers of Britons have lost tens or even hundreds of thousands of pounds they will never get...

Credit, Debit and Fraud Protection

Consumers often ask whether debit or credit cards provide greater consumer protection against fraud. The question itself indicates a few key preconceived notions about fraud as it relates to personal finance; as a consumer, it's...

Financial fraud is hammering retirees, to the tune of $36 billion a year

Karla Sibert was sitting in an Iowa hospital waiting room when she got some shocking news. "The doctor just said, 'It's okay, it's okay. It's not cancer, we didn't find anything bad,' and I said 'you...

Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud – How to Protect Yourself

Identity theft occurs when someone obtains your personal information, such as your credit card data or Social Security number, to commit fraud or other crimes. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that 9 million Americans suffer...

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