Tagged With Scams

Aussies lost more than $28.6 million to dating and romance scams in 2019 – with some people being scammed via popular games like Words With Friends


Nobel laureate Paul Krugman said he likely fell for a phishing scam. Here's how phishing scams work and how to avoid them.


Retailers 'exploit' shoppers with fake countdown clocks, sneaky charges, and other 'dark pattern' tricks that lure people into spending more money online — here's what to watch out for



11 red flags Black Friday shoppers should watch out for


A Ukrainian orphan at the centre of an adoption scandal might be an adult. Here are 8 adults who were caught posing as children.


These are the 8 biggest scams people are most likely to fall for online



7 things you should never buy online without doing your research first


Caroline Calloway's story is a Fyre Festival-like drama playing out in real time, and we can't stop paying attention to see how far it goes


A Medicare scam claiming to spot cancer diagnoses is bilking seniors out of thousands of dollars


Robocalls are a growing problem for Americans everywhere — here’s when you’re most likely to get spammed


Dating apps have become a hotbed for scammers trying to trick investors into making risky trades


Don't ask Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri for a customer service number — they might accidentally supply you with a scammer's number instead



Australians are expected to lose $532 million to scams by the end of 2019 — and romance scams are the most 'devastating'


It's much easier than you think to start a robocalling scam campaign (I could make robocalls to millions of people for cheap right now if I wanted to)


Facebook's cryptocurrency isn't available yet, but scammers are already trying to trick people into buying fake versions of Libra


An ex-Amazon manager reveals 7 signs your Prime Day purchase may be a fraud



8 side hustles that are actually scams


A consultant close to the college admissions scandal parents say that Lori Loughlin is ‘screwed’


9 scandals that rocked the gambling industry


7 of the most devious hotel scams people fall for when booking a room