As a high school or college student, you have many responsibilities such as studying for exams, holding down a part-time job and handling at least some of your own finances. While you’re doing all this, con artists may also be trying to separate you from your cash. Cybercriminals know students often have hectic schedules and may be new to money management, making you an ideal target.
The good news? You can protect your financial and personal information by familiarizing yourself with the most prevalent scam tactics and how to spot them.
Here’s what you need to know about seven of the top scams that target students.