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.