Skip to main content

What To Know About Advance-Fee Loans

Some companies promise you a low-interest loan or credit card, but want a fee first. They’re scams. Learn the warning signs.


If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, it's a robocall.


Refund and Recovery Scams

They’re the worst of the worst: scams that target people who have already lost money to a scam.
Consumer Alert

Free cruise? Try illegal robocall with an upsell.

Amy Hebert

The recorded message made it sound easy — take a phone survey and get two free tickets to go on a cruise. But, you guessed it, it wasn’t that simple.

Consumer Alert

Self-defense against scams

Bridget Small

To everyone who hangs up on unwanted calls, learns about the latest scams, and checks with friends about suspicious offers: good news!