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FBI Fraud – FBI Scam

It seems that everywhere we look today there are scams taking place. Anywhere that personal information can be sought or where money can be found there are scams taking place. This even reaches out to our law enforcement, and this could not be any more evident than when you see the different FBI scams that [...]

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Healthcare Fraud – Medical Fraud

If you are like most people you have never thought about healthcare fraud before, but it’s out there and thriving. There are a lot of different people who are committing healthcare fraud everyday, people ranging from patients, to doctors, and even pharmacies. Healthcare fraud affects everyone because the costs of those that are scamming the [...]

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Collection Fraud – Collection Scam

Debt collectors are in the business of collecting on your debts. The result is that debt collectors have to employ pressure tactics to get people to make their payments so they can close their account and be paid for their time and their services. While the majority of collectors collect unpaid accounts in a morally [...]

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Drivers License Fraud

Most of us do not think of our driver’s license as particularly valuable or something that we need to protect, but there is more than one driving license scam out there that could affect you, without you even knowing about it. A driving license fraud takes place when someone uses the identification of another person [...]

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Car Rental Scam – Car Rental Complaints

Renting a car is not a cheap thing to do, so you need to be sure that you avoid the scams where you can. Many of what we consider scams when it comes to car rental scams are not really scams, but ways in which the car rental agency tries to make a quick buck. [...]

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Attorney Scams – Fraud Lawyer

One of the basic foundations of the judicial system of every free nation is the notion that “no one is above the law”. This concept is very vital in the preservation of social order. In line with this, most laws are enacted in order to protect the underprivileged against those who will use their power [...]

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Car Insurance Fraud – Auto Insurance Scam

Car Insurance Fraud occurs when insured and uninsured drivers try to stage an accident, so that they can collect money from the victim’s insurance company. Insurance fraud has been around for hundreds of years, even back in Greece (when insurance first began) when ship owners would purposely hit another ship or sink their own ship [...]

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Craigslist Scam – Craigslist Fraud

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last couple of years, you’re probably familiar with Craigslist.org. It’s the website that has revolutionized placing classified ads, finding jobs, houses, dates, anything you could possibly want you can generally find on Craigslist. While this free market is an amazing resource for the average user, it’s [...]

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Fake Degrees – Online Degree Scams

The best approach to avoiding online degree scams is to know your product before you buy. Fake distance learning websites take advantage of people who want to learn online. There are two ways of earning yourselves fake degrees. Some websites don’t hide the fact that they are selling false degrees and thus even market and [...]

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Moving Company Scams – Movers Scam

You probably haven’t heard or even are not aware of moving company scams. Nevertheless the moving industry seems to be much more scam-ridden than many other industries. Before we begin I just want to point out that is recommended moving yourself if possible, or using a you-pack/we-drive service. Although sometimes circumstances don’t allow that so [...]

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Charity Scams – Fake Charities

Most of us have the gift of human compassion. Whether it is the victim of September 11th or the little orphan across the street we are glad to help out. Unfortunately, thieves know that and take it to their advantage. Before you give anything to a charity, perform your due diligence before you contribute. Many [...]

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Odometer Fraud – Rollback, Reset Or Clocking of the Mileometer

As the price of new vehicles increases, there is more and more interest in used cars and subsequently odometer tampering has become a very lucrative criminal activity. Odometer is an instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle, but criminals are using various instruments to roll back the mileometer to sell the vehicle at a [...]

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Telemarketing Fraud – Telemarketing Scam

Telemarketing fraud is a term referred to any scam scheme in which the persons carrying out the scam use the telephone as their primary tool to defraud victims. The con artist will present you with goods or service you can buy, investment opportunities or donations to charity. These calls can be legitimate, but we are [...]

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Cramming – Overcharged Bills

Cramming happens when a telephone company or internet service provider company charges you for extra services that you never agreed to buy or were somehow masqueraded. You can be charged for many types of services that will appear on your phone bill. In addition to billing for its own services, your phone company may bill [...]

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False Drugs and Medications – Deceptive Medicine

Money loss aside, the real tragedy of these frauds can not be measured in euros or dollars. These schemes impact many people who are seriously ill, sometimes on the very edge of despair when they run into these deceptive medications generating false hope. Rather than receiving proper medical treatment on time, a lot of it [...]

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Bogus Magazine Subscriptions

A variation of telemarketing theft where false, pretending to be telemarketers persuade consumers into paying subscriptions for magazines they don’t want, can not afford or even don’t know of. The subscription is being presented to you with a language so slick you don’t even know you have purchased several magazine subscriptions until you receive your [...]

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Insurance Fraud – Fake Insurance Claims

Insurance industries report a possible 3% to 10% of all insurance claims are frauds. There also are many reports of exaggeration, for instance if a thief has stolen a TV from someone, he will usually hide his computer and radio and add it too the report. The second ones usually are average people looking for [...]

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eBay Fraud – eBay Rip Off

In one of my previous articles I have explained how scammers open a fake paypal Account. eBay accounts can be exploited just the way paypal accounts are. Usually what you need is just some technical computer know-how, and a virtual credit card and you’re ready to open up a fake ebay ID, with the purpose [...]

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