The Office of Consumer Affairs’ survey found many don’t do enough to protect their finances.
The website posts personal information about the men. Then they are contacted by a supposed attorney who says they can pay $4,000 to get their names taken off.
Investigators say at least two big time lottery winners are bilking the state out of thousands in public benefits.
The former superintendent of the Lawrence school system has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after his conviction for using school resources for his own gain.
Prosecutors said LaBoy used his office for his own personal gain and took a kickback from a contractor working with the system.
Thinking of selling your car or some other valuable item through a classified ad or online?
A former MBTA bus driver is accused of faking an attempted shooting on board the MBTA bus she was driving, then collecting worker’s compensation in its aftermath.
Delaware man who faked his way into Harvard has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation by putting the university on his resume.
According to prosecutors, some Lynn stores did over half a million dollars in EBT fraud during the last 18 months alone.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law an overhaul of the pension system for public employees.