Every day consumers are victims of identity theft and a variety of other financial crimes.
Staying informed on a variety of security topics ranging from identity theft to computer security will help you cultivate responsible behavior both on and offline and diminish the likelihood of fraudulent activity or identity theft. Whether it’s unauthorized charges, personal information exposure, or a sophisticated imposter scam, fraud threatens everyone. We invite you to explore this page to learn more about the different ways scammers are working to get your hard-earned money so you can recognize a scam and prevent it before it happens to you.
Protect yourself from identity theft
by staying informed
and remaining vigilant.
Maintaining unique and complex
passwords will help keep you
and your information safe.
FRAUD AND SCAMS
Unfortunately, there are people whose
intent is to defraud and take
advantage of people.
Keep your computer and information
safe to avoid harm, theft or
The Federal Trade Commission, (877) FTC HELP, www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/
The National Fraud Information Center, (800) 876-7060, www.fraud.org
The Internet Crime Complaint Center, www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
The National Center on Elder Abuse, (800) 677-1116, https://ncea.acl.gov/