King Con: Leonardo DiCaprio was a master of scams in Catch Me If You Can
It doesn't matter where you live, what your social class is or whether you're male or female. Although if you're aged between 16 and 24 you are more likely to get caught out.
I'm talking about scams.
We may have celebrated April Fool's Day last week, but you can easily be fooled into handing over money, or into giving away personal information by a scam.
According to new research from the National Consumer Agency (NCA), 11% of the population have lost out.
A whopping 61% of respondents had been targeted, and the age group most vulnerable is 35-to-54-year-olds.
But whatever your age you need to know how to spot a scam and how to avoid them.
Usually it will bounce and you'll have sent back your own money and received nothing.
Legitimate companies don't operate this way.