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


As we begin Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important that you’re aware of the most common fraud scams that take advantage of innocent consumers daily. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission recorded around 2.8 million consumer fraud reports just last year. Here are 10 common fraud scams you should be aware of to ensure your safety… Read More


Al comenzar el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Ciberseguridad, es importante que conozca las estafas más comunes que se aprovechan de los consumidores inocentes a diario. De hecho, la Comisión Federal de Comercio registró alrededor de 2,8 millones de informes de fraude al consumidor sólo el año pasado. A continuación, le presentamos 10 fraudes… Read More


“Hello, I am calling in regard to your car’s expired extended warranty.” “This is the IRS, and we’re calling to inform you of your unpaid tax bill.” “I am from technical support, and we have noticed a problem with your current operating system.” Do any of these sound familiar? They are all common prompts scammers… Read More


Halloween may rule October, but there’s something even scarier than ghosts and ghouls afoot, and that’s cybercriminals. These devious, unseen bandits scour the internet looking to feed on the hard-earned cash of unsuspecting victims. But have no fear. In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’ve put together a slew of easy-to-understand resources aimed at giving… Read More


Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. In this time of expanded use of online and mobile banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $5.8 billion… Read More


According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) most recent study, consumers reported nearly 400,000 credit card fraud cases in 2021, resulting in losses totaling over $180 million. While card fraud is an unfortunate reality for many, with some preparation and vigilance, you can prevent becoming a victim. Here’s where to start. Secure Important Documents Your… Read More