Phishing and Pharming: Helping Consumers Avoid Internet Fraud
U.S. Postal Inspectors… The Tradition Continues
Presentation at the 2005 National Consumer Protection Week Conference
Fraud: Recognize It. Report It. Stop It.
Fraud on the Line: Avoiding “Do Not
Beware of advertisements offering a Community Reinvestment Act program loan endorsed by the Federal Reserve. Find out more.
Home of the National Fraud Information Center and Internet Fraud Watch programs
Vishing: Another Internet Fraud Scam
Fraud Victims Sometimes Have Nowhere to Turn
The difference between “available” funds in a bank customer’s account and “collected” funds. http://www.telegram.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070131/NEWS/701310346/1002
Who You Gonna Call?
Are you concerned that money you received may be counterfeit? Was your credit card recently stolen? Is it possible that someone may have paid you with a fraudulent check? Do you think that you may be a victim of identity theft?
If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, call the U.S. Secret Service at (617) 565-5640 and ask for the duty agent. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the duty agent is on call 24 hours. See also: advisory about fake checks and money orders from U.S. and Canadian governments.http://www.usdoj.gov/opa/documents/08public-advisory-counterfeit.pdf
Tips on Preventing Cashier's Check Fraud
Seller Beware. Cashier's Checks Not Always As Good As Cash
By betraying our trust of banks, fraudsters are passing counterfeit cashier's checks to unsuspecting individuals and businesses and tricking people out of large sums of money.
FTC Names Its Dirty Dozen: 12 Scams Most Likely to Arrive via Bulk Email
Hanging Up on Cross Border Phone Fraud
New Spin on Sweepstakes Scams
Reloading Scams: Double Trouble for Consumers
Scams Involving the Federal Reserve Name
Frauds and Scams: Protect Yourself and Your
Check Fraud Brochure
Anti-Phishing Working Group
When Internet Scam Artists Go “Phishing”
Internet Pirates Are Trying to Steal Your Information
Identity Theft: Protect Yourself Home Page
Find Information or File a Complaint Against a Bank
Federal Reserve Consumer Help Web Site