Protecting Yoursel from Fraud
What is Fraud?
-Look for https or a picture of a lock
-Keep usernames and passwords safe
-Use privacy setting on social networking sites
Protecting your personal information:
-Don't carry your social security card
-Memorize and use different pin numbers
-Keep personal records in a secure location
Signs of Fraud:
-Arrested for crimes not committed
-Tarnished credit reports
If victum, follow these steps:
1. Act immediately
2. Keep detailed records
3. File a report with your local law enforcement
4. Report to the appropriate federal agency
Types of Fraud
Sites you can get hacked on
What the government protects against
Prevents business practices that are anticompetitive, deceptive, or unfair to customers.
Makes markers for consumers financial products and services work for Americans.