The banks that own payments app Zelle are changing their minds about refunding scam victims.
As the Internet of Things grows, vulnerabilities emerge in all sorts of devices — even sex toys.
Burned DVD discs, roadside vendors, and customers who have no idea what they’re buying
You, too, could run a $61.7m cannabis startup — if you don’t mind lying and federal prisons.
Carpet cleaning, reputed mobsters, and a woman who refused to be fleeced.
JPMorgan Chase claims the founder of a financial aid platform faked 4m+ accounts prior to its $175m acquisition.
Scammers love the immediacy of the P2P transfer service, and banks aren’t helping.
Romance scams, in which a scammer fakes a relationship with a victim to get money, have become increasingly prevalent — and costly.
Scammers can hide fees or other tricks in smart contracts, while hackers look for vulnerabilities to exploit.
Black Oxygen Organics, a multilevel marketing organization, made millions selling “magic dirt” before it got caught.
OpenSea’s insider trading scandal exposed the risks of blockchain technology, but also highlights its strengths.
Gig workers (e.g., DoorDash, Postmates) are victims of a new phishing scam. Their status as contract workers does not help.
Uber losing $100m on ad spend shines light on the (often ineffective) programmatic ad industry.
US states are fighting back against an unemployment benefits scam originating from Nigeria.
NS8 claimed to have $62m in the bank. Actually, it was more like $28k.
Maybe don’t upload your boarding pass to Instagram.
A main claiming to be an ex-Google exec scammed 50 people from the small town of Opelika, Alabama, out of $1.9m with a fake business incubator
The DoJ unsealed 2 separate court cases against Huawei and revealed that it is pursuing criminal charges against the mobile giant.
Insurance companies have issued an ultimatum against fraudulent trek operators and helicopter companies in Nepal.