Tag: scam

You hear from us fairly often about imposter scams. In recent months, we’ve told you about IRS imposters, romance scams, and work-at-home scams. We always give you tips on how to spot and avoid these scams. We tell you about the cases we...

No todas las personas que usan los sitios de citas en línea están buscando amor. Los estafadores crean perfiles en línea simulados con fotos de otras personas — hasta fotos robadas de personal militar auténtico. Demuestran su amor muy rápido....

Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. They profess their love quickly. And they tug at your...

Déjame describirte la escena: tu amigo Juan anda a las apuradas para llegar a tiempo a recoger a su hija en la escuela y a su hijo en el campo de fútbol, y todavía tiene que pasar por el almacén porque en la refrigeradora ya no queda nada. En el...

Let me set the scene: your friend John is rushing to get his daughter from school and his son to the soccer field, and he still needs to stop at the grocery store because there’s nothing in the fridge. In the midst of this everyday madness, he...

You get an email from a friend, with a link and a message: “Hi! Oprah says it’s excellent!” But did your friend really send this message? And what’s so excellent?Millions of people got emails like this one, but not from their...

We’re done with the Golden Globes and the Oscars but an entirely different kind of actor is still lurking around: scammers who pretend to be someone they’re not. Sometimes it seems we’re afloat in a sea of imposters who are trying...

Last week, hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurance company. As many as 80 million customers had their account information stolen. The pilfered data includes names, birth dates, medical IDs, Social Security numbers,...

“Hello, we have been trying to reach you. This call is officially a final notice from the IRS, Internal Revenue Service. The reason of this call is to inform you that IRS is filing a lawsuit against you.” That was the message on my...

¿Estás buscando una manera práctica de ayudar a amigos, familiares y a tu comunidad? Tenemos una: alértalos sobre el robo de identidad relacionado con impuestos y los impostores del IRS.Ésta es la Semana de Concientización sobre Robo de...

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