English Library: Fraud/Scams

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You Can Help Fight Phone Fraud

Library: English | You Can Help Fight Phone Fraud

A 16-page guide to help consumers avoid and detect phone fraud, including slamming, cramming, toll fraud, calling card fraud, identity theft and wireless (cell) phone fraud. Lists resources for information as well as reporting phone fraud.

Category: Fraud/Scams Telecom on Apr 01, 1999

 
Phone Fraud

Library: English | Phone Fraud: We All Pay

An illustrated fact sheet that describes what phone fraud is and how you can become a victim. Explains how to protect yourself and how to complain about phone fraud.

Category: Fraud/Scams Telecom on Apr 01, 1997

 
Don’t Be Fooled by Misleading ‘Credit Repair’ Claims!

Library: English | Don’t Be Fooled by Misleading ‘Credit Repair’ Claims!

An illustrated fact sheet that describes what a credit report is and how to find out what is in your credit report. Explains how to correct inaccurate information in your report and advises caution with credit repair companies and guaranteed credit claims.

Category: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Fraud/Scams on Dec 27, 1996

 
Preventing Telemarketing Fraud

Library: English | Preventing Telemarketing Fraud: Learn How to Protect Yourself!

An illustrated fact sheet that describes how con artists cheat people over the phone, and gives tips to avoid being a victim of fraud. Includes a list of the “10 Warning Signs of Fraud.”

Category: Fraud/Scams Telecom on Apr 01, 1994

 
 

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