In law, fraud is intentional deception to cause a person to give up property or some lawful right. Fraud as more generally defined is deceit, trickery or cheating. This category is intended more for the legal description of fraud but may involve human rights or other issues which may or may not have any monetary or economic concerns.
How to avoid pre-paid phone card scams. Learn the tricks, questions to ask, and what to do to avoid being the victim of a prepaid calling card scam.
Reports on a fraudulent "company" that sells coin operated breathalyzer vending machines.
Resources for independent sales representatives left out in the cold.
International 25,000-member professional organization dedicated to fighting fraud and white-collar crime.
Information for merchants who operate e-commerce sites on recognizing signs of fraud and what to do if you become a victim.
Better Business Bureaus can alert you to complaints against companies in your area.
Provides information, news, alerts and resources to assist consumers in identifying scams and bad deals.
Article about the spread of counterfeit cash, and the art of J.S.G. Boggs.
Information on the workings and scope of telemarketing and investment fraud and consumer scams.
Guide and links to information on major financial scandals, bank frauds, money laundering, corruption, scams, and organized crime.
Free online fraud victim assistance and education.
Real lies from real lives.
Beating the con artists of our society at their own game isn't difficult once you know how the games are played. This public service site provides all who visit with the knowledge needed to survive in a world of deception.
Seeks to educate about various types of scams and frauds, how these deals really work, and how to manage the risks.
Interactive community dedicated to fighting consumer fraud. Features 'report a scam' section, fraud resources and email alert service.
Highlights of historical scams, frauds, bubbles, pyramids, cons and humbugs.
Amusing site providing information on all types of scams.
Comprehensive site providing information on several types of scams, schemes and fraud. Site information is provided by various Australian consumer protection agencies but most of the information is universal.
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