5 scams targeting college students

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College students are often targets for financial scams because they are often overly trusting and share more information than they should be. According to the Federal Trade Commission, people aged 20 to 29 are among the most frequent victims and accounted for 11 percent of complaints in 2015.

Certified Financial Planner Nahum Daniels shared the five scams targeting college students.

The most common scams targeting college students:

1. Bogus Student Tax

2. Tuition Scam

3. Fake Credit Cards

4. False Rental Listings

5. Friendly Fraud

Steps parents can do to help their children in college: