Korean Library: Fraud/Scams

Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Publications page.

Library: Korean | A guide to finding the right job training school (Korean) . Job training can be a valuable investment in your future—if the school or program is reputable and fairly priced. This guide is designed to help anyone considering a job training program or vocational school make an informed choice, avoid excessive or unwarranted student loan debt, and know where to turn if they believe they are a victim of for-profit school fraud. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Student Loans on Mar 29, 2017

Library: Korean | Your Digital Dollars - Mobile Banking and Mobile Payments (Korean) 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. Filed Under: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management on Apr 23, 2012

Library: Korean | Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions (Korean) 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.
Filed Under: Fraud/Scams Internet Privacy Rights Wireless on Apr 19, 2012

Library: Korean | Your Digital Dollars - Banking Online Safely (Korean) 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. Filed Under: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management Privacy Rights on Mar 28, 2012

Library: Korean | Telemarketing Calls (Korean) 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. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams Telecom on May 05, 2011

Library: Korean | Senior Scams - Just say no! (Korean) . Everyone must be on guard against scams, but seniors can sometimes be more vulnerable to fraud. This brochure outlines the many guises of fraud, with special attention to scams that target seniors. Signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams are included. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams ID Theft on Sep 28, 2010

Library: Korean | ID Theft & Account Fraud - Prevention & Cleanup (Korean) . An identity thief is an imposter who assumes another person’s identity in order to profit illegally or because the thief wants to hide behind a new identity. Identity theft—or ID theft—occurs when the imposter uses your personal information to commit fraud or other crimes. This publication can help you take steps to prevent ID theft, or if you are a victim, to clear up the problems created by ID theft and to lessen its impact on your life. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams ID Theft Privacy Rights on Sep 10, 2010

Library: Korean | Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Korean) . An easy-to-read brochure that explains why having good credit is important, your rights if your credit application is rejected, how to check your credit report, how to dispute mistakes on your credit report and how to begin to rebuild good credit. Filed Under: Credit Credit Fraud Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Fraud/Scams on Aug 28, 2010

Library: Korean | Good Credit - Build it and keep it (Korean) . A fact sheet that explains what credit history is, what a credit report is, how to get your credit report, how to establish good credit and where to complain if you have a problem. Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Fraud/Scams on May 14, 2010

Library: Korean | Internet Safety (Korean) A computer user's guide to privacy and security. This publication outlines ways that you can protect yourself and your computer when you use the Internet and email. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams Internet Privacy Rights on Sep 22, 2009

Library: Korean | Recognizing Credit Card Fraud (Korean) . Credit card fraud happens when consumers give their credit card number to unfamiliar individuals, when cards are lost or stolen, when mail is diverted from the intended recipient and taken by criminals, or when employees of a business copy the card or card numbers of a cardholder. This new Consumer Action publication explains how to recognize and avoid many forms of fraud that involve credit cards, such as skimming, phishing, ID theft and counterfeit cards. Filed Under: Credit Credit Cards Fraud/Scams on Jul 08, 2009

Library: Korean | Protect Your Phone Records (Korean) . Phone records are an important source of private information that someone might try to access without your consent for illegal or harmful purposes. This publication can help you understand who would want to access your phone records, why they might want to do it, how they try to access your private information and what you can do to reduce the chances of becoming a victim. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams Privacy Rights Telecom Wireless on Jun 28, 2007

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