Being alert, spreading the word and having a policy to double-check requests involving funds are the best ways to avoid email scams targeting the divisions.
Beware of coronavirus-related scams. Scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to con people into giving up their money. During this time of uncertainty, knowing about possible scams is a good first step toward preventing them.
What to Do If You’ve Been a Victim of Scams or Fraud. What are your chances of getting restitution? Here’s what you need to know.
A fraud alert can make it harder for an identity thief to open more accounts in your name. You can place a fraud alert by asking one of the three nationwide credit bureaus. It has to put the alert on your credit report and tell the other two credit bureaus to do so. The alert lasts one year.
Various FTC resources for you including: frequently asked questions, reporting identity theft, applying for a refund in an FTC case, credit reports and more.
Resources for fraud crime, dealing with the emotional impact of fraud victimization, general information and questions answered about fraud victimization.
Reporting scams and frauds to your local government and the federal government. Scams may include, but not limited to, disaster and emergency scams received in the form of phone calls, emails, computer support scams, fake checks, student loans etc.