The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will reportedly push banks to reimburse customers who lose their money through scams on apps like Paypal, Venmo and Zelle.
BuzzFeed senior Investigative reporter Jason Leopold talks about how and why banks have allegedly let trillions of ill-gotten money pass through their hands without taking action.
Early-stage Alzheimer's linked to unwise financial decision-making and vulnerability to financial exploitation.
Author Frank Abagnale, a former con man and subject of the 2002 Steven Spielberg movie "Catch Me If You Can," explains there are a few common red flags to help you determine if the person calling you is a scammer.
Financial scammers are part of coordinated efforts to target victims. The Federal Trade Commission took in more than a half a million complaints of imposter scams alone in 2018. But finding and convicting perpetrators is rare. Marketplace Morning Report’s David Brancaccio looks at what federal regulators are doing to target scammers. Brains and Losses: […]
Here are some reputable sources for preventing and reporting scams.