Massachusetts Father-Son Duo Slammed With Nearly 10-Year Prison Sentence for Perpetrating an 'Elaborate' $20 Million Lottery Scheme
The "ten-percenting" scam cost more than $6 million in federal tax loss and affects 40 licensed lottery sellers across the state.
Cybercriminals Aren't Just Attacking Your Software — They're Coming for Your Employees. Level Up Your Company's Cybersecurity With These 4 Steps.
The key to maximizing protection and minimizing exposure to these attacks is to combine technology with the human touch.
A Retired Teacher and Her Daughter Were Scammed Out of $200,000 Over Email: 'I'm 69 Years Old and Now I'm Broke and Homeless'
The mother-daughter duo was in the process of buying a townhouse when their email chain with the title company was hacked.
I'm a Business News Editor, and Even I Fell Victim to an Online Scam That Cost Me $300
I just wanted to sell my pants.
April Fool's Day 2022: 3 Tricksters Who Scammed Us
On April Fool's Day, we list out three individuals who use a different template while celebrating this day. They never say 'April Fools!' but then again, they don't need to. When a fraud of over thousands of crores is committed, eventually everyone does come to know, though by then these pranksters have left the country.
How to Avoid Scams in SEO
Not everyone working in the SEO industry holds themselves to high ethical standards. So what can you do to detect and avoid scams?
Happy Valentine's Day: The Pandemic Was a Boon for Online Romance Scams
Scammers pulled in $304 million from victims last year, a 50% increase from 2019, the FTC says.
I Was Ripped Off by Someone I Thought Was a Friend. Here's What I Learned.
If I had dug a little deeper, I would have seen the truth.
Stayzilla Had Out & Out Zero Intent to Pay Says Jigsaw Solutions Owner
"Stayzilla has shut down and I would be next if my dues aren't cleared."
Hong Kong's Central Bank Warns Against Investing in Bitcoin in Wake of Alleged Pyramid Scheme
When MyCoin suddenly shut down, some $387 million in investor cash bit the dust. Officials suspect that the exchange scammed customers all along.
When the Scammers Come Out to Play
Some of the best con artists are well-spoken, attractive and educated. So learn how to ramp up your anti-scammer arsenal.