Scam Detector, From Identity Theft Protection To Credit Card Fraud
Scam Detector is the Wikipedia of scams. It is the largest fraud prevention resource in the world and is operated by a team of professionals providing the best safety measures. We help millions of people around the globe, from identity theft protection to credit card fraud.
Scam Detector is an official contributor to the Federal Trade Commission and has been accessed in 191 countries. It updates the content daily with the newest scams so you can protect yourself from financial fraud.
You can browse all the scam categories and educate yourself on fraud. Alternatively, type a keyword (“e.g., “PayPal”) into the search bar – our platform will show you all the scams you can be a victim of regarding that niche.
Read this full list of Amazon scams, featuring Prime memberships, reviews, and Amazon jobs from home.
Read this full list of Apple scams, including the iCloud deactivation and many other bogus text messages.
Check out this list with fraud referring to traffic, vehicles, repairs, rentals, Uber scams.
Read this full list of Bitcoin scams, including cryptocurrency, blockchain, mining, exchanges, etc.
Car Buying Scams
Read this full list of car buying scams including dealership tricks, fake sellers, and yo-yo schemes.
Cash App Scams
Read this full list of Cash App scams, including money making promises and the Cash App flip scam.
Read this full list of Craigslist scams going around: fake invoices, sellers, cashier’s check, etc.
Credit Card Scams
Read this full list credit card scams, from unauthorized charges to criminals stealing your PIN.
Follow this list of Discord scams, including Steam, Nitro, crypto and Discord gift scams.
Click here to access a full list of eBay scams, from eBay buyer tricks to car sales and warranties.
Click here to see a list with email scams that you could be a victim of these days.
Face To Face Scams
Click here to see a list with face to face scams happening when you find a deal too good to be true.
Read this full list of Facebook scams, from the Facebook Lottery to the Facebook Work From Home program.
Read this full list of financial scams, all involving credit, debit, transfers, banks, and online transactions.
Gift Card Scams
Read this full list of gift card scams, including some from Starbucks, Zara, Costco, Walmart, or Woolworths.
Google Hangouts Scams
Here is a full list of Google Hangouts scams that everyone should be aware of.
How To Stay Safe Online
Here’s how to stay safe online, as criminals use various software, viruses and online auctions to get your money.
Here is a complete list of articles about identity theft and how to prevent it.
Here’s a full list of Instagram scams, including lotteries, buying followers, influencers, and deleted accounts.
Click here for a full list of insurance scams, including health, life, auto, churning, and twisting insurance.
Click here to see a list of job scams: resumes, applications, fake employment, etc.
Click here to see common Medicare scams, from genetic testing to Medicare scam calls and insurance.
Click here to read a full list of OfferUp scams, from buyer tricks to shipping traps.
Read this full list of PayPal scams, including fake notifications, account settings, alerts, and transactions.
Check out this comprehensive list of phishing scams and prevent yourself.
Here are the most common phone scams going around, beware!
Real Estate Scams
Read this full list of real estate scams, including realtor tricks, rental traps, and home buying scams.
Here is a list of new romance scams, from online dating traps to fake matchmaking apps.
Social Media Scams
Read this full list of social media scams, including fake ads and offers. Read here.
Social Security Scams
Check out these social security scams, from social security calls to stimulus checks.
Text Message Scams
Read this list of text message scams, whether they relate to Amazon, PayPal, or the government.
Click here to see a full list of timeshare scams, including cruises and Mexican traps.
Here are the most common Venmo scams out there, from fake Venmo text messages to dubious transactions.
Here is a complete list of WhatsApp scams, from fake Premium upgrades to missed voicemails and bogus customer support.
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