Born Yesterday

Have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell? Try a Millennial.

There’s a famous saying attributed to P.T. Barnum that there’s a sucker born every minute. That is, unless you’re from…

Move over, grandma and grandpa. Your Millennial grandkids reported losing money to financial scams last year than you did, new government data shows.

In all, 40% of Americans in their twenties who reported fraud in 2017 indicated they lost money to the schemes, the Federal Trade Commission said last week in its annual databook of consumer complaints.

The percentage surpassed the 18% of U.S. consumers 70 or older who reported they lost money to fraudsters last year, the FTC said.

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