You've seen the ads, infomercials, and maybe even some reality shows that make it look like it's fast and easy to make a fortune in real estate -- but odds are the only person getting rich is the...

Did you receive a phone call telling you that the IRS has obtained a warrant for your arrest? Don't send any money.

Common forms of securities fraud committed online or by email.

Why governments regulate the online sale of prescriptions due to issues of consumer safety, counterfeiting, and industry lobbying.

Describing the circumstances in which investors should and should not consider variable annuities.

How people are being cheated by international money order scams.

How online survey offers for free merchandise are often designed to cheat consumers.

Invitations to become a product tester in exchange for free merchandise are often scams.

Why it isn't easy to get actual, free online legal advice.

What constitutes fraud, when can you sue somebody for acts of fraud or misrepresentation and what do you have to prove in court to win a fraud lawsuit.

What is constitutes securities fraud, and common examples of fraudulent activity.

How to determine if the offer you received for a cheap or free cruise is legitimate, and how to protect yourself from travel scams.

Describing identity theft, how identity thieves operate, and how identity theft can affect an individual or business.

Avoiding being cheated by false promises of inheritance.

Detecting and protecting yourself against vacation fraud and supposedly free travel offers that in fact come at a high price.

Common problems that arise when renting vacation properties from their owner, and how to avoid them.

Common acts of fraud and misconduct by investment professionals.

Common types of fraud perpetrated by email spammers.

Recognizing and avoiding advance fee fraud emails and letters, and why you should not contact somebody who is trying to run a scam on you.

Protecting yourself from unscrupulous services that claim that they can repair your credit.

Information for those interested in buying medication online.

Tips for safely purchasing medication from Internet pharmacies, and how to protect yourself from being cheated or sold unsafe medications.

An introduction to federal "whistle blower" litigation.