New Google Doc Scam: Don’t Open that Document!

For years, hackers have relied on emailed attachments, Word docs, and hyperlinks to coerce their victims into installing malicious software. Now, a new threat is circulating widely online, one that relies on a common tool to encourage you to click: Google Docs.

Fighting Back through Operation: Stop Scams

When it comes to scams and fraud, there is no single demographic of victims that criminals consider “off limits.”

Travel Scams To Look Out For Before, During and After Your Trip 

Warmer weather and longer days can easily turn your thoughts to vacation and travel, but you’re not the only one thinking in that direction. For every would-be traveler sitting down to make some plans, there are scammers making plans of their own, plans to get your money, your personal data, or both.

How To Spot a Puppy Scam

There has been a sad increase in reports of “puppy scams,” in which someone sells a live animal online and even agrees to ship it to the customer but steals their money instead.

Love Is in the Air…And So Are Romance Scams

Spring brings with it warmer temperatures, longer daylight hours, and a general feeling of starting fresh. Unfortunately, that same sentiment can carry over into our personal lives and relationships, and scammers are all too happy to drop you a quick message to say hi.

Feeling “Lucky”? Don't Fall For a Fake Pot of Gold

The old saying, “Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day,” means a lot of people get into the March holiday spirit, but the “luck o’ the Irish” isn’t funny when you’re victimized by a lottery scam. Unfortunately, this kind of scam has been around for a long time, and it’s still stealing from new victims every day.

Spot a Scam or Fraud in Progress? Speak Up!

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