Warning Signs of Fraud/Came in the Mail Today

November 09

This is from the post office. What are the warning signs that you are a victim of fraud?

-sounds too good to be true

-they want you to act immediately

-guarantees you success

-promises you high rates of return

-buyer want you to overpay you for an item

-doesn’t apopear to be from a real business

-doesn’t feel right

Also, don’t click links in e-mail, just type them in your browser.

Remember your bank will not e-mail you or call you about your account number.

Always check out a company with the Better Business Bureau.

Foreign lotteries are illegal.

Check your bank statements for charges.

Order a copy of each of your credit statements for the national credit bureaus once  a year.

Report online fraud to:

Shred all important documents, credit card statements,etc.

If you get something suspecious in the mail that began on the Internet, telephone, or in person you can report it to: or call 1.977.876.2455

If you want to learn more about fraud  go to:  (The Federal Trade Commission) or call 1.877.FTD.HELP


Posted by on November 9, 2010 in Business Health, Children and Teens Health, Family Health, Internet and Consumer Safety, Mens Health, News Worthy, Non-Profits, Parent Category, Womens Health

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