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Tips for Avoiding Scams

Tips for Avoiding Scams

CREATED Aug 1, 2007

Here are links to some useful websites to help consumers avoid getting scammed:

Phonebusters (Canadian Anti-fraud Call Center) http://www.phonebusters.com/english/index.html  

Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/nigeralrt.shtm

Counterfeit Check Scams (FTC)
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/credit/cre40.shtm

Fake Check Scams (National Fraud Information Center)
http://www.fraud.org/tips/internet/fakecheck.htm  

International Lottery Scams
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/intlalrt.shtm  

Take a Fraud Quiz:
http://www.abcfraud.ca/