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General Info (4)+

  • Credit and Debit Card Scams

    0810EN - General information about credit and debit card scams: how to avoid them and what to do if you think you are a victim. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • OnGuardOnline.Gov

    Provides practical tips from the government and the tech industry to help you be on guard against internet fraud, secure your computer and protect your personal information. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Avoiding Scams - Information for Recent Refugees and Immigrants

    Have you recently arrived in United States? Whether you’re looking for a job, going through the immigration process, or just figuring out how things work, it’s important to be able to spot scams. Use the resources on this page to help you spot, avoid and report scams – and find the right kind of help. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Work at Home Schemes

    When money's tight, work-at-home opportunities can sound like just the thing to make ends meet. Some even promise a refund if you don't succeed. But the reality is many of these jobs are scams. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

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Immigrants & Consumer Fraud (2)+

Seniors & Consumer Fraud (2)+

  • Senior Fraud

    Consumers lose billions of dollars each year to fraud. People over age 50 are especially vulnerable and account for over half of all victims, according to a study conducted by AARP. People who commit these types of crimes, “con criminals,” often target older people knowing they have spent a lifetime earning their savings. Con criminals go wherever they can to find money to steal. They use everyday tools—the mailbox, the telephone, the Internet—to reach into your pocketbook. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Attorney General
  • Senior Money Project

    Helpful video series on reverse mortgages/equity, scams, identity theft and estate planning and many other resources to help seniors make good financial decisions. Read More

    By:
    CENTS
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