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Scams targeting homebuyers nearing the closing date on their mortgage loan are on the rise. The scammers attempt to steal the homebuyer’s closing funds—for …

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A company duping consumers into filling out loan applications and sold those applications – including consumers’ sensitive data – to virtually anyone willing to …

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While nowhere near the near criminal brazeness of the Donald Trump University scam, DeVry University got into serious hot water for misleading ads, which …

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It’s too easy to steal someone’s identity and drain their bank accounts today. Common schemes criminals use to steal someone else’s identity include dumpster-diving …

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has received over 1,218,600 complaints as of June 1st. Debt collection and mortgage-related complaints account for 50% of …

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) nails a fake debt collection operation, sending refunds for a timeshare scam, and settled with a massive landline cramming operation.  …

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Elder financial exploitation is one of the most common and devastating forms of elder abuse. It can destroy the financial security of an older …

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report detailing recommendations on how to “improve” (destroy for the middle-class) the financial system, including potential …

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Nearly $3 billion is lost annually to scams explicitly targeting seniors. Older Americans currently hold more than two-thirds of all U.S. deposits, making them …

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For four years an intertwined web of Orlando-based individuals and companies bombarded consumers with illegal robocalls from “Card Member Services,” pitching worthless credit card …

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