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Scam emails demand Bitcoin, threaten blackmail

Bridget Small
The FTC uses the information it gets from people who report scams to keep close watch on trends, so we can alert you to changes. Here’s one: reports of Bitcoin blackmail scams have taken a big jump in
Consumer Alert

The Capital One data breach: Time to check your credit report

Seena Gressin
If you needed yet another nudge to start keeping an eye on your credit report to protect against identity theft, Capital One has delivered it with its announcement that a data breach has exposed the