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Five quick and simple scams that could happen to you today

A US version of the UK show The Real Hustle has been trying out some very simple but effective cons on the American public, and they’re getting away with some serious money. Watch,

How To Protect Yourself From Gasoline Thieves

Gasoline thieves are branching out from gas stations and targeting everyday consumers. Here are a few things to keep in mind to protect yourself.

How to get your car stolen

Every 26.4 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the U.S.* If you want yours to be one of those vehicles, just follow these simple guidelines and the thief will be driving away in your n

Lock bumping - your home isn't safe

I heard about lock bumping last month from a friend. I figured it was all just a bunch of hokum. But I checked it out. It's not a myth, it's not an urban legend. Crooks can make a generic key to open any lock, including yours. And it's easy. [more]

The scams and cons that could clean you out.

Scam artists can sneak up on your when you least expect it. Arm yourself (and your money) from these potential pickpockets.

How To Get Mugged

Muggings happen. Don't let fear overcome you, and instead make these moves immediately.