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National Fraud Information Center     View
NFIC helps consumers report fraud and offers advice on how to avoid becoming a victim. Daily incident reports are entered in the NFIC database and referred electronically to the National Electronic Fraud Database administered by the Federal Trade Com ...

Analysis: What Is Wardriving?     View
This August 2008 article explains the computer hacking technique known as wardriving. "Wardriving involves a computer user driving around searching for insecure wireless networks. All the hacker needs to steal credit card and other information f ...

Crimes of Persuasion: Schemes, Scams, Frauds     View
"In-depth fraud coverage" for a variety of crimes based on the art of conning people, such as pyramid schemes, telemarketing scams, bank fraud, investment scams, Internet fraud, fax and e-mail fraud, check kiting, chain letters, organized c ...

Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (TAFEF): The False Claims Act Legal Center     View
This organization is "dedicated to combating fraud against the Federal Government through the promotion and use of the Federal False Claims Act [FCA] and its qui tam provisions [the power of people to sue on behalf of government]." The site ...

Quatloos!: Scams and Frauds Exposed     View
"This website seeks to educate you about certain types of financial frauds, how these deals really work, and how you can manage your risk of financial fraud." Banking, insurance, tax, and off-shore, and multi-level marketing scams are discu ...

Tax Fraud Alerts     View
A collection of fact sheets on tax fraud topics, including coporate fraud, money laundering, abusive tax return preparers, nonfiler enforcement, employment tax, and other specific tax "schemes, scams and cons." Provides statistical data, ex ...,,id=121259,00.html

IRS Warns: Watch Out for These "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams     View
This site hammers the caveat, "if something sounds too good to be true, especially at tax time, it probably is." It warns taxpayers to beware of schemes involving credit counseling, offshore tax shelters, tax-related identity theft, and mor ...

Fraud Alert! Bogus "Bonus" Checks     View
Background about scams that involve receipt of bonus checks in incorrect amounts or fake cashiers checks. Includes descriptions of the scams, and suggestions of how to protect yourself from them. For example, with cashier's checks the site advises in ...

Charity Fraud     View
This site "offers useful tips for consumers, business people and nonprofit organizations" about avoiding charity scams and fraud. It provides fact sheets and consumer alerts, including a May 2008 notice "urging consumers to be cautious ...

Tips for Giving in Times of Crisis     View
This publication offers advice for avoiding scams when donating money to support victims of a disaster, such as giving to an established charity, designating your gift for a specific project, and avoiding telemarketers. From Charity Navigator, a webs ...




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