What fraud is and how you can avoid it
Definition of Fraud
Fraud is intentional deception for gain.
Types of Fraud
Phishing and Smishing: Fake email or message to get someone to provide personal/account information.
Retail/Auction Fraud: Buy something online but don't get it.
Work at Home: Pay for a kit or components for "easy" job 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, it probably is. Don't click on it.