Fraud Watch

Fraud Watch Debt Relief Scams Sponsored: Debt Relief Scams
How’d you like to lower your monthly credit card and loan payments — guaranteed? An appealing offer to anyone struggling to pay their bills, but beware: a growing number of scammers are targeting consumers with significant credit card debt.
Fraud Watch Outsmarting Scam Artists Sponsored: Outsmarting Scam Artists
Falling for a scam has little to do with intelligence because con artists appeal to the emotional part of the brain, which can swamp out any attempt to think rationally.
Fraud Watch Beware: Signs of a Job Scam Sponsored: Beware: Signs of a Job Scam
You’re looking for a job; scammers are looking for their next victim. Fake job scams can take many forms – watch out for these three signs:
* The job is guaranteed - if you pay a fee for certification, training materials, or expenses to place you with their company.
Fraud Watch Signs Your Valentine is a Scammer Sponsored: Signs Your Valentine is a Scammer
Romance cons are big business, costing an average loss of more than $10,000 per victim in the U.S. Scammers know how to make a connection, tailoring their sweet talk to their victim’s responses.

How does it work?

You think you’ve found your perfect partner online.
Fraud Watch Spotting Weight Loss Scams Sponsored: Spotting Weight Loss Scams
You’ve seen the ads all over the Internet and on television. “Lose the love handles,” “shed weight fast,” “Drop 10 pounds in a week.” But many of these offers are aimed at shrinking your bank account, not your waistline.
Fraud Watch Buying a Car? Do Your Homework Sponsored: Buying a Car? Do Your Homework (Video)
For many of us a car — new or used — is the single most expensive purchase we will make. It’s a trying process that can be full of hurdles, as aggressive sellers try to take advantage of even the most savvy of customers.
Fraud Watch Stopping Pension Poachers Sponsored: Stopping Pension Poachers (Video)
There is a growing scheme in our country, aimed at the people who served it, veterans. Pensions poachers are becoming more prevalent. Both the Federal Trade Commission and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs have issued recent warnings.