Types of telephone fraud you need to know about and ways to protect against them

Probably almost every resident of the United States has already received a phone call from scammers, or maybe more than one. And by now, most likely, many already understand these calls. For example, when someone impersonates a credit card company in order to get ...

The court sent the famous actress to prison for a bribe when her daughter entered college

The star of the TV series "Desperate Housewives" Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison. In addition, the actress must pay a fine of $ 30 thousand and complete 250 hours of community service. Writes about this "Voice of America". In May 2019, Huffman admitted ...

One and a half million dollars for the curse: in Florida, a false fortuneteller was deceiving people

The court sentenced a false fortuneteller from the American state of Florida to three years and four months in prison. According to Lenta.ru, the woman took from a client from Texas $ 1,6 million, allegedly for removing the curse from her family. According to the case file, 28-year-old Sherri Tina ...

California has revealed a large scam with work visas

A federal jury found 52-year-old Abhijit Prasad from Tracy, California, guilty of 21 counts of visa fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft, writes the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). The case began back in ...

25 fraud schemes that could deprive you of a US pension

Have you worked hard your entire life, tried to make smart financial decisions, sought to save for retirement, and are preparing to enjoy your golden age? Now imagine that all this can be easily lost by becoming a victim of scammers. There are more of them than it might seem at first glance ...

How to protect yourself from identity theft

Thieves who have gained access to your personal information - social security number, birth certificate, PIN or credit card number - can apply for a loan on your behalf, leaving you with a huge debt, and you won't even know about ...

5 ways to outwit scammers while traveling

Americans spend over $ 100 billion on summer travel every year. This information can please not only the authorities of tourist cities, but also scammers. The Huffington Post has prepared tips on how tourists can avoid meeting pickpockets and other scammers. 1. Leave your debit ...

Hacker case: a citizen of Ukraine appeared before a court in the United States

On June 3, 2019, Ukrainian Andrey Kolpakov appeared before the federal court of the American Seattle, reports AIN. He was previously extradited from Spain. Kolpakov is accused of hacker attacks, fraud and identity theft. He worked as part of the FIN7 group. What is the Po group known for ...

To cheat and stay: how does the fake visa industry in the US

Before coming to power, US President Donald Trump promised to defeat illegal immigrants. And when he got the post, he honestly tried to keep his word. The problem of illegal migration in the States really exists - lately, illegal immigrants are increasingly arriving in the country for ...

What fraudsters threaten older people in America

Scammers are constantly looking for new ways to trick Americans, and older people can be especially vulnerable as they increasingly use computers, smartphones, and create social media profiles. Here are the top tricks Americans face and how to avoid them: IRS Fraud In ...

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