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
Counterfeit Prescription Drugs
Credit Card 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
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
Funeral and Cemetery Fraud
Health Care Fraud or Health 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
Letter of Credit Fraud
Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud
Non-Delivery of Merchandise
Online Vehicle Sale Fraud
Prime Bank Note Fraud
Redemption / Strawman / Bond Fraud
Reverse Mortgage Scams
Stock Market Manipulation (“Pump and Dump”) Fraud