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Investment scams are everywhere on social media. Here's how to spot one

Aug. 17, 2023 11:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Social media is full of scammers promising guaranteed returns on investment, and consumers lost billions of dollars to them last year. Troy Gochenour, 50, of Columbus, Ohio, was conned out of $25,800, including $15,800 in borrowed money, in a crypto-mining scam...

People are losing more money to scammers than ever before. Here's how to keep yourself safe

Aug. 07, 2023 10:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With the help of technology, scammers are tricking Americans out of more money than ever before. But there are steps you can take to keep your money and information safe. In 2022, reported consumer losses to fraud totaled $8.8 billion — a 30 percent increase from...