Intentional deception for gain

Examples of Fraud

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

Retail/Auction Fraud: Buy something online but dont get it

Work at Home: Pay for a kit or components for an "easy" job at home

How to Avoid Fraud

Do not reply to emails asking for personal information

Research institutions; look at customer ratings

If it looks to good to be is