#Scams

News | The News

Here’s the Real (No Good) Reason Glasses Are So Expensive

You're getting ripped off, big time.

Science & Technology | Tech

Yikes! Online phishing attacks up 297% over last year

An online investigation revealed that phishing attacks are up 297 percent. Scammers using social media and online retailers to get access information

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Survey: Nearly 7 In 10 Seniors Targeted By Fraud Campaigns

About two-thirds of elderly Americans have been targeted by a fraud campaign, and more than a quarter have actually fallen victim to such efforts.

News | News

How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People

Anna Delvey, born Anna Sorokin, seemed to be an up-and-coming New York socialite. Now she’s charged with grand larceny, attempted grand larceny, and theft of services.

Travel | Travel

A Pro Traveler Reveals the 5 Scams American Tourists Fall for Every Time

A professional traveler reveals the biggest travel scams U.S. tourists always fall for—and how to avoid them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

If your phone line gets hacked, guess who your service provider thinks should pay the bill

Phone contracts contain a provision that the customer, not the company, is responsible for any fraudulent use of the service.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Whatever you do, don’t say yes when this chatbot asks, 'Can you hear me?'

This scam is an indication of what can be expected from scammers and telemarketers as automated “conversational agents” play an increasingly large role in interacting with humans.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

If You Get a Call From a 473 Area Code, It’s Probably a Scam | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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How a bite from a stray dog shows the sick state of U.S. healthcare

Jan Kern was bitten by a stray dog while traveling abroad and ended up with a jaw-dropping illustration of why the U.S. healthcare industry is completely sick.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Scammers use this guide to steal huge amounts of money from men on dating sites

Scammers are buying guides on the deep web that teach them how to get money from men on dating apps.