Identity Theft: One of the Fastest-Growing Financial Frauds

This was the No. 1 complaint reported to the FTC in 2014 and it hasn’t slowed down. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. says, “it is especially concerning because victims not only suffer monetary damages, but their personal reputation and credit may also be impacted. Crooks are hacking into various databases to steal personal information and assume a victim’s …

Beware! An Old Credit Card Scam Resurfaces

An old scam is making a new comeback all in the name of chip-enabled credit cards. According to ‘money-man’ and talk show host Clark Howard, criminals are contacting people via email posing as credit card companies. Once these scammers send you a message it will contain a link that they then ask you to click on to confirm all of …