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Three Ways to Avoid Covid-19 Vaccine Scams Infographic

While details for COVID-19 vaccinations are getting worked out, there’s no doubt scammers will be scheming. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a vaccine-related scam.

Keep Calm and Avoid Coronavirus Scams Infographic

Protect yourself from Coronavirus scams by visiting ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams and following these tips.

Contact Tracing Call: Infographic

A contact tracer from your state health department might call if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19. But scammers are pretending to be contact tracers, too. Here’s how you can spot the scam.

Four Ways to Stay Ahead of COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate Scammers Infographic

Right now, there are no plans to create a national COVID-19 vaccine verification app, certificate or passport.

Scams

How to Spot, Stop, and Report Government Imposter Scams Infographic

Scammers will call, email, text, or direct message you on social media. Learn their lines and how to respond.

Infographic: How to Spot a Tech Support Scam

This infographic explains how tech support scammers contact you and what you can do to avoid a tech support scam.

IRS Imposter Scams Infographic

Scammers pretend to be IRS officials to get you to send them money.

Timeshare Resale Scams Infographic

Own a timeshare? You could be the target of a timeshare resale scam.

Phishing: Don't Take the Bait

Phishing is when you get emails, texts, or calls that seem to be from companies or people you know. But they’re actually from scammers.

Low-cost Trial Scams Infographic

What you expect: $1.03 plus shipping for a trial tooth-whitening product. What you really pay: $188.26 plus shipping every month, for two different products.

Online Dating Scams Infographic

This infographic shows the signs of and gives tips to avoid a romance or online dating scam.

Imposter Scams: Say No, Keep Your Dough - Infographic

Imposter scams often begin with a call, text message, or email. The scams may vary, but work the same way – a scammer pretends to be someone you trust, often a government agent, family member, or someone who promises to fix your computer – to convince you to send them money or share personal information.

Charity Scams

How To Donate Wisely and Avoid Scams Infographic

When you decide to support a cause you care about, you want your donation to count. Here are tips to help you plan your donation – and avoid scams. 

How to Verify a Hurricane Relief Charity Infographic

If you’re thinking about donating money to a charity, here’s how to make sure your dollars go to the causes you support.

Sham Cancer Charities Infographic

In May 2015, FTC and states charged four sham cancer charities with bilking $187 million from consumers.

Money & Credit

Operation Collection Protection Infographic

In November 2015, FTC, states and local governments announced the largest-ever collection of enforcement actions against abusive debt collectors.

Shopping Online Infographic

Want to get a great product at a great price when you shop online? Some extra research can really pay off.

Deceptive Auto Scams Infographic

Some auto dealers put tempting promises in their ads. But when you try to close the deal, it’s another story.

Shopping Online with Virtual Currencies Infographic

Before you make a purchase with a virtual currency, choose a seller you trust and review the site’s refund policies.

How Affiliate Marketing Works Infographic

You see an online ad, but who's behind it? Merchants, affiliate networks, and affiliate marketers all get paid when you click.

Fake Check Scams Infographic

Offers some tip-offs to rip-offs and what to do if you get a check from someone you don’t know.

Money Mule Scams Infographic

If someone sends you money and asks you to send it to someone else, STOP. You could be what some people call a money mule — someone scammers use to transfer and launder stolen money.

4 Things to Do Before You Accept a Business Offer Infographic

4 things to do before you accept a business offer

Spot an Income Scam Infographic

Everyone can be targeted by income scams.

Privacy & Identity

Shredding Infographic

Are you wondering what to keep and what to shred? We looked at experts’ advice and compiled this summary of how long they recommend keeping certain documents.

10 Years of Do Not Call Infographic

A timeline of important Do Not Call cases.

Keeping Up With Kids' Apps Infographic

How parents can find out what apps might be doing — but might not be telling them — and what they can do about it.

How Does a Robocall Work Infographic

This visual guide shows how robocalls happen.

In September of 2017, Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the personal information of 147 million people. As part of a settlement, Equifax agreed to spend up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach.

Infographic: Equifax Data Breach Settlement

In September of 2017, Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the personal information
of 147 million people. As part of a settlement, Equifax agreed to spend up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach.

Homes & Mortgages

Shopping for New Windows Infographic

What to consider before replacing your home’s windows and factors that could affect your energy savings.

Health & Fitness

Four Ways to Avoid Being Cheated by a “Miracle” CBD Cure Infographic

Considering alternative medical treatments containing CBD? 

Dietary Supplement Ads Infographic

While some dietary supplements have proven benefits, others don’t. And some could even be risky for your health.

Using A Health App Infographic

Using a health app? Here are some ways to protect your privacy and reduce the chance of identity theft and other fraud.