Federal Trade Commission

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Scammers Phish for Mortgage Closing Costs

Don't let a phishing scam keep you from your dream home.

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Are You Getting Phony Calls about Health Insurance?

They may be illegal. Here's how to stop them.

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Protecting Your Computer from Malware

Learn more about how to avoid, detect, and get rid of malware.

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Before Giving to a Charity, Read This

Do some research before you give.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

Be aware of these ruses aimed at older consumers.

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Did You Book Your Stay on a Fake Hotel Site?

Look closely at your search results.

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How to Make Your Password Secure and Safe

Time to create another password? Make it a secure one.

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The Verification Code Scam: Don't Fall for It

Sometimes a verification code request isn't what it seems, warns the FTC.

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Rent-to-Own: Consider Your Alternatives

If you don't have the money to buy something consider making weekly or monthly payments

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Have You Been Bamboozled by Bamboo Fabrics?

When it comes to bamboo in textiles, there's a catch.

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Unlocking the Code: Keeping Your Credit Card Safe From Scammers

Here's the piece of info on your credit card scammers are attempting to get via phone.

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Stand up to Fake Debt Collectors

Learn how to protect yourself from fake debt collectors.