Financial Scams

Financial scams have been a danger since finance first emerged as an economic activity. To this day, the prospect of easy money using deception, fraud, or any illicit means attracts criminals who think they can get away with it. 

Investment scams have been a common type for ages. People are lured by the promise of easy returns, only to lose everything. Some are local and relatively small; others are enormous and even international in scale, such as the Bernie Madoff case. 

Banking scams are also a danger, having been around in some form or another since the first banks came into existence. 


Financial Scams: List Below

Financial scams are a broad class of crime, but learning about them as they emerge can be invaluable. Keeping your eye on those that emerge can help you recognize the warning signs of a financial scam that’s trying to lure you or others in.

September 30, 2020 scam Scam Scam: Review Many people have been reaching out to us asking about the scam. It is a website […]
September 24, 2020
payroll fraud

Payroll Fraud: 7 Ways To Detect It

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intranet scams

4 Types of Intranet Fraud and How to Prevent Them

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MidweekPay Scam

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August 12, 2020

13 Gold IRA Scams You Need To Be Aware Of

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How AI is Trying to Stop Stimulus Fraud

Every time the government announces a new form of support, fraud is not far behind. The recent economic stimulus grant […]
August 12, 2020

Is This a Scam? 5 Ways to Spot Loan Scams Online

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One Accounting Scam That Even Experienced Financial Controllers Could Fall For Today

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Common Insurance Scams and Traps You Must Avoid

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August 12, 2020

Caleb Maddix and the YTA Method: Scam or Brilliance? [THE VERDICT]

  7 Reasons Why Caleb Maddix and the YTA Method Signal a Scam Hundreds of people have been writing to […]
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MLM Scam: the Ultimate Guide on How to Avoid a Pyramid Scheme

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August 12, 2020

CARES Act Call

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August 12, 2020

Online Business Directory

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Federal Grant

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Pump and Dump

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15 Examples of Securities Fraud

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit Scam

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