Tag: fraud

When you donate to help active duty military and their families, you want your donation to go to a charity that really helps them. Doing a little bit of research and asking questions will help you do that.

Many legitimate charities support...

The FTC protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices in the marketplace. We conduct investigations, sue outfits and individuals that break the law, and inform people and businesses about their rights and...

당신의 불만 신고는 FTC와 법 집행기관이 조사를 시행하고, 소송을 진행하고, 국제 사기를 예방하는데 도움이 됩니다. 만약 당신이 국제 사기 또는 국경간 사기에 대한 불만이 있다면, http://www.econsumer.gov에 신고하세요.

Report International Scams at econsumer.gov in Korean

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During National Consumer Protection Week 2018, March 4-10, the FTC will co-host four Facebook Live chats (including one in Spanish) with other federal partners. Tune in to find out how to avoid frauds and scams, including imposter scams, and what...

Are you looking forward to getting your tax refund in the new year? Tax identity thieves may be looking forward to getting your refund too. That’s why the FTC has designated January 29-February 2, 2018 as Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.

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I know most of us are in the midst of holiday planning, parties and gift wrapping – but don’t forget to mark your calendar for National Consumer Protection Week 2018!

National Consumer...

Tugging at your heartstrings is a tried and true method scammers use to get to your wallet. When tragedy strikes, they take advantage.

Sadly, the Las Vegas shooting is no exception. The FTC has heard from people about suspicious requests...

Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, home to almost 3.5 million Americans.

Those of us with personal ties to the island are shocked by the catastrophe Hurricane Maria left behind....

If you follow this blog, you probably have seen our fotonovelas. These are short graphic novels in Spanish that tell stories about scams prevalent in Latino communities. The fotonovelas are based on real stories from people...

People’s experience with scams, and the tips to help all of us avoid scams and protect those we care about.

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