U.S. FTC sues Walmart for allegedly allowing money transfer services for fraud

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday it sued Walmart Inc (WMT.N), alleging the company had done too little to prevent scam artists from using its money transfer services for fraud that cost consumers “tens of millions of dollars annually.” Walmart, which offers some financial services, acts as an agent forContinue reading “U.S. FTC sues Walmart for allegedly allowing money transfer services for fraud”

Yes, scammers can use QR codes to steal your personal information

QR codes have become a way for scammers to hide malicious links since they can’t be read by the human eye. Here’s how to spot these scams. Have you ever received an unsolicited message with a Quick Response (QR) code? One of our VERIFY readers did and asked the team if a scammer was targetingContinue reading “Yes, scammers can use QR codes to steal your personal information”