Credit Card Scams

Identity Theft Ring Cheated Consumers, Businesses $3.5 million

Massive credit card and identity theft ring was busted by cops in Queens, New York. According to authorities the thieves took more than $3.5 million from consumers, banks and retail businesses. The masterminds behind the identity theft and credit card scam

Read More

Avoid Bogus Internet Merchandise

In 2016 Fraud.org managed to collect more than 7,000 consumer complaints about scams, so today we want to warn you of what’s ahead in 2017 with the Top Five Scams. Bogus Internet Merchandise ranks #1 complaint for the fourth year in a row! RELATED: Avoid

Read More

How Crooks Drain Money Off Your Gift Cards

Gift cards make great holiday gifts for people of all ages, in according to a National Retail Federation survey of 7,200 consumers, 56 percent of respondents have gift cards on their Christmas shopping list. Retailers expect to sell more than $27 billion worth

Read More

Gift Card Scam

Gift card scam is in alert for all shoppers, take the hard-learned experience from one couple who recently shopped at a CVS for a $100 pair of Nordstrom gift cards and gave them to their daughter. She then tried to buy something

Read More

Merchants Push Back Against Chip Cards

Credit cards with a chip have only been the standard for a year, but legal challenges are mounting. It’s been only a year since chip-equipped cards have become the standard for merchants that accept credit cards. Yet small retailers are

Read More

Restaurant Tipping Fraud Revealed

NJ.com – Do you tip your waiter with your credit card or in cash? A restaurant waiter in Mount Laurel was arrested for tampering with customers’ tips when they paid with credit cards, making us wonder how often this crime actually happens. We took the

Read More

BBB: Top Scams for College Students to Avoid

BBB warns college students are often intended targets of scams.  Students don’t always necessarily recognize when a scam comes knocking. As college students begin to head back to campus, the BBB wants to remind students and parents about preventing fraud

Read More

5 Red Flags of a Craigslist Scam

Craigslist started in 1995 as a simple way for founder Craig Newmark to let friends know what was going on in San Francisco. Flashforward to 2016 and that one idea in one city now covers 700 cities in 70 countries and

Read More

5 Scariest Internet Scams

As safe as the internet may seem at times, every day it becomes more frightening for individuals and their personal identities that are at risk from scam artists. As scammers continue to amp up their game, things are getting worse for the FBI

Read More

People Are Still Getting Money Back For A Credit Card Scam In The 1990s

The Federal Trade Commission is still sending out checks to victims of a credit card fraud in the 1990s. On Tuesday, the FTC said it is mailing some 322,000 checks totaling nearly $9.7 million to people who were victims of an illegal credit card billing

Read More