Court halts robocalls selling ‘free’ medical alert devices

A federal court has temporarily pulled the plug on a nationwide telemarketing operation that used illegal robocalls to trick seniors...

Obamacare is coming, and so are the scammers 

As the debate rages over who benefits from the Affordable Care Act, one thing is becoming clear: The controversial program is a dream...

Robocall scammers use 'Life Alert' to swindle seniors

A new barrage of annoying robocalls is targeting seniors across the country with the promise of a free medical alert system. And not just...

Avoid superstorm Sandy insurance and repair scams

  The number one red flag for any kind of scammer, but especially after a natural disaster, is that they come to you. Without a...

Don't get scammed: Ways to avoid financial abuse

One of the biggest threats to your financial security is bad advice you could receive or investments you may make with a financial...

Door-to-door scam operations on the rise

The young man who showed up at Brendan Cullen's house in Port Orchard, Wash., claimed to be selling magazines to raise money for his...

Fake news stories used to sell worthless products

That online news story with glowing reviews about an amazing weight-loss product (or other health supplement) may be fake – designed to...