Because any two consenting adults can get married in the US, a platonic marriage could pretty easily be pulled off. Legally speaking, though, it's a sham.
Crude text scams, sent en masse, only have to work a handful of times to make criminals significant sums of cash.
A thriving black market for stolen personal data makes millions of people vulnerable to spies, spammers, scammers and hackers.
An attempt to prevent fraud in Ghana's burgeoning mobile money sector could be a setback for access to financial services.
We studied hundreds of British legal documents and found most were made from sheepskin, which is harder to tamper with than other animal skins.
Here's how you can avoid a COVID-19 vaccine scam.
Fraudulent sites are easy to set up and it's easy to get fooled, according to a psychologist who has advice on how to check out online merchants.
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley is compelling viewing – but why have there been more films about Steve Jobs alone in the past 30 years than about successful female entrepreneurs?
The plague of unsolicited automated phone calls isn't abating. By studying robocalls, scholars at the Robocall Observatory are developing ways to help shut them down.
Two-factor authentication is certainly an added layer of security as we traverse the online world. But it comes in various forms, and they're not all equally protective.
A nonprofit law expert explains the federal case against the former Trump adviser.
The global pandemic has fueled illicit online sales of COVID-19 commodities, some of which are dangerous or illegal. Researchers are assessing the size and reach of this underground market.
There has been a dramatic spike in identity theft and online shopping scams this year as fraudsters try to take advantage of people's vulnerability during uncertain times.
NRA executives allegedly benefited personally from the improper use of its funds.
Last year, men were more likely to report losses to investment fraud, while women were the main target for romance fraud. Overall, men reported higher financial loss.
Nigeria's cashless policy seeks to minimise cash-related crimes, but it seems to have replaced that risk with another: electronic fraud.
The Supreme Court has overturned a series of corruption convictions of public officials by federal prosecutors. Can public corruption be successfully prosecuted? Yes, by the states.
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
States are increasingly turning to machine learning and algorithms to detect fraud in food stamps, Medicaid and other welfare programs – despite little evidence of actual fraud.
Refugee legislation introduced after the end of apartheid was lauded as being progressive. But implementation has fallen short of international standards.