BY: Gabi Snow

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What is fraud?

Fraud is the intentional deception for gain. There are three main types of fraud.

1. Phishing & Smishing: Fake email or message to get someone to provide personal/account information.

2. Retail/Auction Fraud: Buy something online but never receive it.

3. Work at Home: Pay for a kit or components for "easy" job from home.

How do I avoid fraud?

1. Do not reply to emails with personal information.

2. Research institutions; look at customer ratings

3. If it looks to good to be true... LEARN MORE ABOUT FRAUD!

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