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


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.