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Sending Money to ‘Yourself’ on Zelle Is a Scam

Photo: XanderSt (Shutterstock) The point of Zelle was to be able to make easy, quick transactions between friends and family who trust each other: There is no fraud protection for…

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You Need to Know About ‘Recovery’ Scams

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) So you’ve just discovered you were scammed out of $1,000. You are feeling emotional and upset, and understandably so. You post about it on Twitter, notifying your…

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Instagram Scammers Are Getting Bolder

Photo: YaniSinla (Shutterstock) Have you been hit with the “I’m running for an ambassadorship position in an influencer program” scam on Instagram yet? It’s a scheme in which one of…

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