Millions of Americans fall for the same common scams every day. Have you been a victim of one of these cons? Learn how to keep your cash safe by listening to the expert wisdom of those who have lost money to shifty schemers.
Con artists are weasels for sure, but some of them have captured our hearts as movie characters throughout the years. Here are a few of our favorites. Hold on to your wallets and click through our slideshow.
Older Americans are being targeted by con artists abroad. The victims are told they are winners of a "foreign lottery" and that they only have to pay taxes and fees to claim their jackpots. But, the scam is costing people more than money.