Consumer Fraud

  1. Mortgage Fraud: Understanding and Avoiding It

    There are many different ways to be victimized through home ownership - learn how ...
  2. GM's 4th Ignition Switch Case Dismissed (GM)

    The sooner GM can put these cases behind it and start building better/safer cars, ...
  3. 5 ATM Scams That Can Break The Bank

    Don't get scorched by ATM thieves who want to burn a hole in your wallet.
  4. 10 Reasons To Use Your Credit Card

    Charging purchases is not always a no-no. In fact, there are some very sound reasons ...
  5. 5 Ways to Avoid Identity Fraud

    Identity theft was the number one consumer complaint in 2014. Here are some ways ...
  6. How to Recover From Identity Theft

    Identity theft isn't going away, and fixing it can take time and money. But doing ...
  1. Herbalife Soars on Earnings, Possible FTC Deal ...

    Herbalife's news overshadowed what was an otherwise solid earnings report.
  2. GM's 4th Ignition Switch Case Dismissed (GM)

    The sooner GM can put these cases behind it and start building better/safer cars, ...
  3. Banks, Credit Card Companies May Track Your Phone ...

    Banks and credit card companies have hit on a simple, effective way to know when ...
  4. Prevent Employees From Hacking You Computer System

    Cyber security attacks from a current or ex-employee can cause a lot of pain. Here ...
  5. Hash Tag Scam: Investors Vulnerable To ID Thieves ...

    Social media scammers are targeting investors.
  1. How should a whistleblower report unlawful or unethical behavior?

    Read about the nature of whistleblowing, its possible consequences, and how to know the best way to alert the authorities ...
  2. How do insurance companies use a whistleblower?

    Read about the practice of whistleblowing to help insurance companies detect and prevent fraudulent insurance claims or recoup ...
  3. What were the primary financial crimes involved in the ZZZZ Best case?

    Learn about the primary financial crimes involved in the ZZZZ Best case, one of the most notorious episodes of accounting ...
  4. Does identity theft or credit card fraud also occur with cash-on-delivery?

    Understand the process of cash on delivery (COD) as well as where identity theft and fraud may occur and some techniques ...
  1. 6 Red Flags Of A Financial Scam

    If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Don't miss these signs of a money ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Physical Capital

    Physical capital is one of the three main factors of production in economic theory. It consists of manmade goods that assist ...
  2. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  3. Labor Market

    The labor market refers to the supply and demand for labor, in which employees provide the supply and employers the demand. ...
  4. Demand Curve

    The demand curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the price of a good or service and the quantity ...
  5. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  6. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
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