Protect Yourself From Fraud
Prevent yourself from a fraud
-Carefully read your monthly bill.
-Keep track of your credit and debit cards.
Online Video Games
-Try buying prepaid credit cards with limited amounts.
Vouchers From Auto Dealerships
-Check out the general maintenance reliability rating in Consumer Reports.
Extended Warranty Scams
- Contact the Better Business Bureau and your state Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Office to report to make sure is not false.
- Check the company's credentials.
Internet Emails from Overseas
-Don't open emails you are not sure about.
-Continuously monitor your credit card statements for unauthorized transactions.
-Be sure you can talk to a live person who can answer clarifying questions
Computer Generated “Robo” Calls
-List your phone number with the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book.
-File a complaint and verify your phone number’s registration.
Smartphone Picture Uploads
-deactivate geotagging on the iPhone, Blackberry with GPS, Google Android, and Palm WebOS.
Jury Duty Scam
-Keep in mind that Court officials will never call and ask for personal information.