Information and Tips For Avoiding Fraud


  • Intentional deception for gain (such as money)

Phishing and Smishing

  • Fake email or message to get someone to provide personal or account information

Working from home

  • You have to pay for a kit or components for an "easy" job at home
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Retail/Auction Fraud

  • When you buy something online but don't get it
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Avoiding Fraud

  1. Don't reply to emails with personal information
  2. Research institutions; look at customer ratings
  3. If it looks too good to be true...Learn more about fraud