Fraud

Intentional deception for gain.

What are examples of Fraud?

  • Fake email or message to get someone to provide personal/account information. (Phishing & Smishing)


  • Buy something online but don’t get the item you paid for. (Retail/Auction Fraud)


  • Pay for a kit or components for “easy” job from home. (Work at Home)



How to Avoid: Fraud

  • Do not reply to emails with personal information


  • Research institutions; Look at customer ratings,


  • If it looks too good to be true… Learn more about fraud.