Watch out for investment scams dealing with real estate and more — Scam Guards


The holiday season is that time of the year where we slip into traditions and spend countless hours trying to find the perfect gifts. That includes figuring out how to pay for them.

The good news is that there are ways to help make ends meet, even during the holidays. Tap or click here for 10 ways to make extra money online.

Just like your family, fraudsters also have traditions and the holiday season provides them with the seemingly perfect opportunity to lure victims in with the promise of making quick cash. Now the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a warning about three popular investment scams making the rounds right now.

Real estate investment seminar

Real estate can be a lucrative business, but those not trained or familiar with the practices can quickly fall into this smooth-talking trap.

For this scam, a fraudster would set up an in-person or online seminar, offering to teach you how to invest in various…

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