U.S. Links: Frauds and Rip-Offs

Frauds & Rip-Offs

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Better Business Bureau
www.Bbbonline.org
For over 100 years, BBB has helped people make smarter decisions and is evolving to meet fast changing marketplace needs.

Consumer Safety Guide
https://www.consumersafetyguide.com/
Consider us a comprehensive resource for information about faulty medical devices, FDA alerts, and any other information about dangerous consumer products.

Consumer Safety.org
https://www.consumersafety.org/safety/scams-fraud/
Read about the top three things you can do to protect yourself from scams and fraud.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
http://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-fraud-schemes/internet-fraud
Internet fraud is the use of Internet services or software with Internet access to defraud victims or to otherwise take advantage of them. Internet crime schemes steal millions of dollars each year from victims and continue to plague the Internet through various methods.

The Federal Trade Commission
www.ftc.gov
Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft: Read about identity theft and what one can do about it. This site is provided by the Federal Trade Commission.

Fraud.org is a project of the National Consumers League
www.Fraud.org (fraud information)
Fraud.org is the product of decades of consumer education and advocacy related to fraud prevention. Fraud.org has helped millions of consumers protect themselves and loved ones against malicious scams.

MoneySavingExpert.com – ID fraud protection
http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/credit-cards/identity-fraud
There are several tips and tricks you can use to minimise the chances that fraudsters will get your details. This Q&A site explains it all.

Nolo
www.Nolo.com (legal information)
Our mission is to help consumers and small businesses find answers to their everyday legal and business questions.

Top Internet Scams Affecting The Elderly (2019)
https://www.aginginplace.org/internet-scams-affecting-elderly/
An estimate of about 5 percent of the elderly population (which equates to around two to three million people) suffer from some sort of scam every year. What’s worse, it’s very likely an underestimate because it’s expected that a large percentage of Internet scams go unreported. This site gives you excellent information to protect yourself and your loved ones against being scammed.

The Ultimate Internet Safety Guide for Seniors
ttps://www.safetydetective.com/blog/the-ultimate-internet-safety-guide-for-seniors/
The best way to protect yourself online is to know what to expect. This website will help you understand some popular threats and learn how to avoid them. With good habits and strong security software, you’ll be able to browse safely, check in on your loved ones, and enjoy all the benefits of being connected.

US Government – Scams and Frauds
https://www.usa.gov/scams-and-frauds
Find information on common scams and frauds that can happen to you.

By | 2019-05-06T05:07:24-05:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: Frauds and Rip-Offs, Personal Finance Tools, United States|Comments Off on U.S. Links: Frauds and Rip-Offs