The vast majority of elder fraud cases in the US go unreported. Our research team set out to uncover the true cost of elder fraud in the US by analyzing and extrapolating data from government reports and registries. Comparitech estimates 5 million cases of elder fraud occur in the US annually resulting in $27.4 billion in […]
Elder fraud is a problem in western cultures world-wide.This article can help detect and avoid elder fraud including identity theft and caregiver fraud.
We discuss some of the most common charity fraud schemes making the rounds and provide tips on how to securely donate online.
The internet is the most widely used communication tool in existence. It’s also the best tool for scammers and phishers to hunt for victims.
It’s not only machines that can be hacked – criminals can use social engineering to “hack humans” too. Find out more about this tactic and how to avoid it.
We take a look at examples of the most common lottery scams and what you can do to recognize, avoid and report them.
UK readers, beware of this scam targeting BT Internet customers over the phone that cost one woman £34,000. Tech support scams like these often target the elderly and vulnerable, so be sure to warn your parents and grandparents.
Learn how to recognize, avoid, and report common tax scams in the USA and Canada with our helpful guide, now updated for 2018.
Finding love online is becoming more and more commonplace. In fact, you probably know at least one couple who met online. However, the rise in popularity of online dating has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of romance scams taking place. Dating and romance scams are nothing new, but with so many people […]
Social media is a haven for a specific type of hacker, a relatively new breed in the online realm called a social hacker.