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Blog - Scams & Cases of Fraud

Find or post information on common scams and frauds that can happen or happened to you. Investigation of individual cases is only possible after special requests. Your report of certain scams and frauds can help many other individuals and may discourage scammers.

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Scams & Cases of Fraud
Find or post information on common scams and frauds that can happen or happened to you. Investigation of individual cases is only possible after special requests. Your report of certain scams and frauds can help many other individuals and may discourage scammers.

Advance Fee Schemes

Advance Fee Schemes

Banking Fraud

Banking Fraud

Business Fraud

Business Fraud

Counterfeit Prescription Drugs

Counterfeit Prescription Drugs

Credit Card Fraud

Credit Card Fraud

Financial Fraud

Financial Fraud
Financial fraud occurs when someone takes money or other assets from you through deception or criminal activity. Investigation of individual cases is only possible after special requests. Your report of certain scams and frauds can help many other individuals and may discourage scammers.

Fraud Against Seniors

Fraud Against Seniors

People 65+ are 34% more likely to have lost money in a scam that people in their 40’s. And, there are “sucker lists” being built every minute from people who have responded to a scam. These lists are now sold on the black market which means seniors will be targets from highly sophisticated and ever-increasing globally generated scams.  Report scams, frauds or consumer misleading experiences, here.

Fraudulent Cosmetics and “Anti-Aging” Products

Fraudulent Cosmetics and “Anti-Aging” Products

Funeral and Cemetery Fraud

Funeral and Cemetery Fraud

Health Care Fraud or Health Insurance Fraud

Health Care Fraud or Health Insurance Fraud

Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Insurance Fraud

Insurance Fraud
Insurance fraud is an illegal act on the part of either the buyer or seller of an insurance contract. Insurance fraud from the issuer (seller) includes selling policies from non-existent companies, failing to submit premiums and churning policies to create more commissions. Buyer fraud can include exaggerated claims, falsified medical history, post-dated policies, viatical fraud, faked death or kidnapping, and murder.

Internet Auction Fraud

Internet Auction Fraud

Internet Fraud

Internet Fraud

Investment Fraud

Investment Fraud

Letter of Credit Fraud

Letter of Credit Fraud

Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud (1)

Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud

Non-Delivery of Merchandise

Non-Delivery of Merchandise

Online Vehicle Sale Fraud

Online Vehicle Sale Fraud

Ponzi Schemes

Ponzi Schemes

Prime Bank Note Fraud

Prime Bank Note Fraud

Pyramid Schemes

Pyramid Schemes

Redemption / Strawman / Bond Fraud

Redemption / Strawman / Bond Fraud

Reverse Mortgage Scams

Reverse Mortgage Scams

Stock Market Manipulation (“Pump and Dump”) Fraud

Stock Market Manipulation (“Pump and Dump”) Fraud

Tax Fraud

Tax Fraud

Telemarketing Fraud

Telemarketing Fraud

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