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Identify Fraud

Would you know if someone was trying to defraud you?

Fraudsters are ruthless, and their methods are getting more sophisticated.

One of our best weapons against fraud is knowledge. Below are some of the common scams and tactics fraudsters use.

Learn About Common Scams

Advance Fee Scams

Scam where you are promised a loan or significant sum of money in return for a small upfront fee.

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Charity Scams

Scams where fraudsters pose as legitimate charities to solicit donations, often in the wake of disasters or during holidays.

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Credit Repair Scams

Fraudulent companies that claim to improve your credit for a fee but deliver little or no results.

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Cryptocurrency Scams

Scams involving fake or misleading cryptocurrency investment opportunities or fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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Grandparent Scams

Scams targeting elderly individuals by pretending to be a grandchild in urgent need of money.

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Imposter Scams

Posing as trustworthy individuals or organizations to steal money or personal information.

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Investment Fraud

Schemes where investors are misled with false or deceptive information to make bad financial investments.

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Lottery or Prize Scams

Fraudulent notifications claiming that you have won a lottery or prize, requiring payment to claim the winnings.

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Pig Butchering

A scam where fraudsters cultivate long-term relationships with victims to convince them to send money or invest money.

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Malicious software that takes over your computer and then demands payment.

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Romance Scams

Fraud where scammers use romantic interest to gain your trust and then steal your money.

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Tech Support Scams

Fraudsters pose as technical support agents to trick victims into paying for unnecessary or fraudulent tech services.

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