Scam & Fraud Prevention

By Friends & Neighbors March 24, 2015 09:30

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Details on various scams, State of California, takechargeca.ca.gov/campaigns/scams_types.shtml

FBI e-scams and warnings, fbi.gov/scams-safety/e-scams

Federal tips on how to detect and avoid wide range of scams, usa.gov/topics/consumer/scams-fraud.shtml

Free annual credit report, annualcreditreport.com

How to report different types of scams, consumerfraudreporting.org/reporting.php

Identity theft prevention tips, http://www.idtheftcenter.org/Protect-yourself/id-theft-prevention-tips.html

Identity theft victim resources, http://www.idtheftcenter.org/id-theft/victim-resources.html

Opt out of preapproved credit card offers, 1-888-5OPT-OUT

Phone scam prevention info, http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0076-phone-scams

To register phone numbers with the Do Not Call Registry to reduce telemarketing calls, donotcall.gov, 1-888-382-1222.

Report IRS impersonators, treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml

Report Medicare fraud, medicare.gov/forms-help-and-resources/report-fraud-and-abuse/report-fraud/reporting-fraud.html

Stanislaus Scam Line, operated by The Senior Advocacy Network — Senior Law Project (209) 996-SCAM (7226).

By Friends & Neighbors March 24, 2015 09:30
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