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If it sounds too good to be true...it probably is

We could all use more money, right? Whether it’s to add to your current income or to be able to give up your 9-to-5 job altogether, it’s fun to imagine the possibilities. And it’s this exact perception about finances and income that scammers are banking on - Updated Scams & Alerts

Want to Report a Scam?

To better alert consumers nationwide, the ITRC has partnered with the Better Business Bureau in bringing you the BBB Scam Tracker. On this site, you can report a scam you have fallen victim to or have become aware of as well as search for scams that have been reported by others.

Want to report fraud?

STOPFRAUD.GOV, provided by the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, enables consumers to report fraud and provides a listing of resources to help find suspected cases of financial fraud.

To report a cyber crime, you can file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center (www.IC3.gov).  The IC3 complaint process allows for the online reporting of various types of Internet crimes including identity theft, credit card fraud, employment / business opportunity schemes, identity theft, debt elimination and many more.  Click here for the IC3 FAQ on filing a complaint.

Other Resources:

ITRC Fact Sheet 123 – Scam Help

ITRC Solution 25 – How Can I Tell if it is a Scam

ITRC Solution 13 – How do I Protect My Information on the Internet

ITRC Solution 19 – File Sharing and Peer - 2 - Peer Software Safety

ITRC Solution 20 – Email Account Take Over

Solution 25 - Detecting Scams

Solution 34 - IRS/ITRC Top 13 Things Taxpayers Should Know

Fact Sheet 142 - Protecting Your Computer from WiFi Dangers

Fact Sheet 147 - Risks of Mobile Applications 

 

 

 

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