Las opciones de pago sin contacto y las aplicaciones de pago móvil de persona a persona (person to person, P2P), como CashApp, Venmo o Zelle®, se han vuelto cada vez más populares (página en inglés). Como resultado, los estafadores han adaptado sus tácticas para aprovechar la comodidad de los consumidores con el envío rápido de dinero a… Read More


Si cree que el robo de identidad nunca podría sucederle, piense nuevamente. El año pasado, la Comisión Federal de Comercio (Federal Trade Commission, FTC (página en inglés) recibió la asombrosa cantidad de 1.4 millones de denuncias de robo de identidad. En combinación con otros casos de fraude, la pérdida total ascendió a más de $5,900 millones. Pero el… Read More


Si bien la tecnología ha aumentado la capacidad de acceder prácticamente a cualquier cosa en Internet, también ha creado muchas más oportunidades para los estafadores en las redes sociales. Estos pueden dirigir sus estafas a cualquier persona que participe en interacciones diarias en línea. Por eso, es muy importante mantenerse informado sobre las estafas comunes… Read More


Contactless payment options and P2P mobile payment apps like CashApp, Venmo, or Zelle® have become increasingly popular. As a result, fraudsters have adapted their tactics to take advantage of consumers’ comfort while quickly sending money to a friend for dinner or a housekeeper for services. We’ve put together some tips and red flags to watch… Read More


To honor National Slam the Scam Day on March 9, an initiative created in 2020 to help raise public awareness and prevent Social Security-related scams, we’ve compiled a list of the most common red flags to be on the lookout for. According to the Social Security Administration, here are four signs of a Social Security-related… Read More


Keeping your money safe and secure is partly about vigilance and knowing how to spot a scammer. Today, we will outline one of the ways fraudsters attempt to take your money, phishing.  How Phishing Works Scammers contact victims by email, telephone or text message posing as a legitimate entity to trick the unsuspecting individual into… Read More


The check has been a popular form of payment dating back to Roman times. Although there’s been a decline in check usage due to the rise of digital payment services, some forms of check fraud are actually on the rise, according to reports. But how are fraudsters scamming check users? The answer may surprise you.… Read More


With rising inflation and skyrocketing prices, it’s no wonder folks are looking for ways to maximize their money, including cryptocurrency investments. According to reports, digital currencies experienced massive growth over the past decade, with nearly 60 million U.S. users in 2021. Unfortunately, where there’s money, there are scammers ready and poised to take it. Today,… Read More


If you think identity theft could never happen to you, think again. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received an astounding 1.4 million identity theft reports. Combined with other fraud cases, the total loss amounted to over $5.9 billion. But identity theft doesn’t have to happen to you. Here are some steps you can… Read More