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Fraud and Identity Theft

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There are common misconceptions about who fraud victims are. Most people picture victims as being elderly, poor, or uneducated. The truth is that fraud affects everyone. If a person has money, he or she will likely come across someone in their lifetime that will try and coax him or her into giving out personal or financial information.

Criminals will use an array of sophisticated and effective gimmicks and tactics to influence their prospective victims. The guides below will provide you with tips to keep your identity, finances, and business safe from fraudsters.

Check, Credit Card, and Refund Fraud - What can you do to prevent business fraud? This guide will provide tips to help you recognize fraudulent check, credit card, and refund activity before it is too late.

Identity Theft Procedure - Identity theft is considered to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. The attached guideline provides the procedure that law enforcement is required to follow, by statute, when a complaint of Identity Theft is initiated.

Wire Fraud - Incidents of fraud typically cost its victims between $500 and $6000. Please read the attached guidelines before agreeing to send anyone money via a money transfer service or cashing a check you received in the mail.