Fraud is a wrongful or criminal activity intended to result in financial or personal gain. Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Your greatest asset to avoid becoming a victim of fraud is to be informed of the tactics and psychology behind these scams.
Warning Signs to look out for.
- Telephone calls in which the caller requests to send money in return for an offer.
- Telephone calls in which the caller requests a for a social security number (regardless of whether they just demand the last four digits).
- Telephone calls in which the caller requests for personal data, including financial information.
- Receiving spontaneous mail or email asking for the individual send money with the threat that he may lose their credit cards or driver’s license on the off chance that they don’t go along.
- Receiving a notice that a person can get a vast credit or consolidate his debt on the off chance that he pays a set amount of cash in advance.
- Solicitation from a business that has no information promptly accessible or that isn’t enrolled in the city or state in which they guarantee to do business.
How We Help
- If you believe you are a victim of fraud or Identity theft,
- Find something suspicious about any financial activity,
- Find something suspicious about a person or organization related to money,
- The fraud occurred by means of the Internet or telephone,
You can immediately contact us and give a full record of what happened, as well as any information you have on individual or organization being referred to. We will help you with the means you can deal with that fraud.
We will help you make an arrangement, assemble and break down proof, and do what’s best for you.
We inform you of practical tips and psychology behind scams to stay a step ahead and protect your finance.
We provide free scam alerts.
We help with educational resources to approach things step-by-step and avoid or recognize future suspicious activities.
We ask you to consult with us before you send money or give out any personal information in response to an unexpected request—whether it comes as a text, a phone call, or an email as scammers often pretend to be someone you trust, like a government official, a family member, a charity, or a company you do business with.