All scams are inevitably financial scams, if you think about it. What would a scammer be after except for your money? Sure, they might come after your personal information to commit identity theft, but that is just a scammer after money with an extra step.
Despite this, there is a subset of scams relating specifically to financial matters, whether it involves your bank account, your taxes, or debt in some form. People often get scared or confused about these topics, and scammers love to take advantage of this fact.
Financial scams quickly lead to a drained bank account or identity theft, and you must protect yourself. Here are some major types of financial scams you need to know about: