In 2014, the Consumer Federation of America performed a survey of consumer agencies that pointed to identity theft as the fastest-growing complaint they've received. Follow this step-by-step guide on what to do if your identity is stolen.
According to the FBI, victims of online scams in the United States lost $672,080,232 in 2014, and registered almost 270,000 complaints. No one wants to become a victim (or a statistic), but with ever-evolving methods, hackers try to stay one step ahead of the masses. Here's a list of the top six online scams and how to avoid getting duped.