Fraud Education and Awareness
The first step in protecting yourself from fraud is arming yourself with information. In the following articles, we explain some of the more common scams and provide suggestions on how to help avoid them.
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Advance Fee Schemes
Be wary of requests to pay advance fees in exchange for promises of lucrative payoffs.
Prize and Lottery Scams
Be alert to "too good to be true" notifications of prize and lottery winnings.
Phishing & Vishing Attacks
Beware of text messages, emails and telephone calls that request confidential data.
Responsibility for Unauthorized Transactions
Details of consumer protections afforded by federal regulations.