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Fraud Prevention

Online Scams: How Can You Protect Yourself and Your Family?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

In this age of social media, be cautious about what you put online via social media. Your vacation plans, purchases, identity of family members, birthdays, or special interests can all be fodder for enterprising fraudsters. Also avoid clicking on links on social media sites.

How to Get a 4.0 in Fraud Prevention

Mary Johnson | Posted 03.08.2015 | College
Mary Johnson

Living with roommates, making online purchases and communicating through social media channels are just a few of the ways students can leave themselves dangerously open to thieves on the hunt.

5 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself From the Target Data Breach

Chris Wang | Posted 03.23.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

This past month has been an unwelcome reminder that identity theft is on the rise. Target and Neiman Marcus are the two high profile retailers whose networks were breached over the holiday season; however, at least three other well-known smaller U.S. retailers were breached.

The Importance of Ensuring Older Adult Financial Security

John Taylor | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
John Taylor

After the irresponsible lending and nefarious practices that led to the crash of the economy and the housing crisis, it is the moral responsibility of financial institutions and regulators to right the ship and do right by older adults, and indeed by all consumers.

When Facial Recognition Goes Wrong

Boston.com | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology

John H. Gass hadn’t had a traffic ticket in years, so the Natick resident was surprised this spring when he received a letter from the Massachusetts...

Fraud Within Finance Departments On The Rise, Survey Finds

Posted 07.15.2011 | Business

ORLANDO, Florida (Barbara Liston) - "Back office" fraud is draining corporate treasuries of billions of dollars a year, and the risk is growing as com...