Latest Phone Scam Targets Residents As Social Security Administration EmployeesEveryone has heard of the IRS phone scam, but now con artists have increasingly started to pose as employees with the Social Security Administration.
Fraud Takes Over As Consumers' Top Federal Trade Commission ComplaintConsumers lost nearly $1.5 billion to fraud last year -- about 40 percent higher than the year before.
Bank Restores Stolen Funds To 112-Year-Old Texas VeteranA bank has credited the account of a 112-year-old Texas World War II veteran after his family reported that thieves had stolen his identity and drained the account.
Identity Thief Drains Bank Account Of 112-Year-Old Texas VeteranSomeone obtained the personal information of a Texas resident who's believed to be the oldest man in the U.S. and used it to drain his bank account.
Social Security Benefits To Get Another Modest Boost In 2018Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another small increase in benefits next year.
In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your InfoIt may be time that you take more extreme measures to lock down your credit information. The strongest possible option a person can take immediately is placing a credit freeze on your credit files.
Social Security Numbers Of 143 Million Americans Exposed In HackCredit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. consumers were also accessed.
Social Security's Grim PrognosisSocial Security's board of trustees last week released its annual report on the long-term financial health of the system's trust fund.
Social Security Projects Biggest Payment Increase In YearsMillions of Americans who rely on Social Security are projected to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January.
Senate Votes To Block Rule On Guns And Mentally ImpairedThe Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
How Con Artists Are Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the U.S. has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year.