The Dangers Of Fraud
By: Holden Smith
Fraud - Intentional deception for gain
Types of Fraud
- Phishing & Smishing
- Retail/Auction Fraud
- Work at Home
Retail/Auction Fraud is when you buy something and you don't receive it and your card is still charged for the transaction.
Work at Home are job offers to get personal information from you. Purchasing fake kits for "easy" work at home offers are commonly involved.
How to Avoid Fraud
- Do not reply to emails with personal information
- Research institutions; look at customer ratings