English Library: Fraud/Scams

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Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans

Library: English | Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans . This fact sheet teaches servicemembers and veterans how to recognize and avoid scams and expensive or risky financial products/services and encourages them to take advantage of the many consumer-friendly borrowing and banking options available. It also explains the special consumer finance protections that active duty servicemembers have under the law. Category: Banking Credit Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Money Management on Aug 19, 2014

 
Elder Fraud - Leader’s Guide

Library: English | Elder Fraud - Leader’s Guide . According to AARP, older people who fall for scams tend to believe the pitches they hear. Many believe they have a good chance of actually winning a prize or that the products they see advertised are worth the price. This manual is written in question and answer format to allow you to quickly find the answers to questions about the myriad scams that target seniors. Category: Fraud/Scams ID Theft on Oct 15, 2012

 
ID Theft & Account Fraud - Leader’s Guide

Library: English | ID Theft & Account Fraud - Leader’s Guide . This 21-page backgrounder guide is written in question-and-answer format to help you anticipate frequently asked questions about identity theft and account fraud. Reading this guide can help prepare you for in-service or train-the-trainer presentations. Topics include an overview of ID theft and account fraud, how to prevent ID theft, advice for victims and helpful ID theft resources that you can use to find more information or to file complaints. Category: Fraud/Scams ID Theft Privacy Rights on Oct 03, 2012

 
Your Digital Dollars - Powerpoint Training Slides

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars - Powerpoint Training Slides . Your Digital Dollars Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management Privacy Rights on Sep 19, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars - Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars - Lesson Plan and Class Activities . This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 24-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets. Category: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management Privacy Rights on Sep 19, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions Protect your identity and data while banking or paying digitally. As more daily tasks, from shopping and banking to working and socializing, get done on a computer or mobile device, the opportunities to expose personal data increase. Category: Fraud/Scams Internet Privacy Rights Wireless on Aug 29, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars - Mobile Banking and Mobile Payments

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars - Mobile Banking and Mobile Payments Make financial transactions safely on the go. Check your balance…transfer money…make a purchase—these are just a few of the things you can do on the go with a cellular telephone or other mobile device. Category: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management on Aug 23, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars - Banking Online Safely

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars - Banking Online Safely Protect your identity and accounts while banking by computer. Paying a bill, depositing a check or conducting any other financial transaction used to require a trip to the bank or post office. Now technology makes it possible to bank and pay bills without leaving your home or office. Category: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management Privacy Rights on Aug 16, 2011

 
Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Powerpoint Training Slides

Library: English | Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Powerpoint Training Slides . The Preventing Senior Scams Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Fraud/Scams ID Theft on Apr 29, 2011

 
Telemarketing Calls

Library: English | Telemarketing Calls Learn how to get results. Telemarketing calls can be a nuisance, particularly when they interrupt your sleep, dinner, or time with family or friends. This fact sheet explains the rules that legislators and consumer protection agencies have created to make telemarketing calls less annoying and help reduce the number of unwanted sales calls you receive. It also provides tips for protecting yourself from fraud and for filing a complaint, if necessary. Category: Fraud/Scams Telecom/TV on Jan 10, 2011

 
 

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