Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Learn how to detect and avoid fraud, identity theft, internet scams, consumer ripoffs, con jobs and investment schemes by educating yourself. Fraud Guides is here to help!
Americans lose hundreds of millions of dollars each year to fraud. Billions more are lost world-wide to con artists touting the next great investment idea, guaranteed loans and diets that can't fail. These con artists or scam specialists do not discriminate between the rich and poor, the young and old, nationality or race. They target the well educated, so-called smart individuals as well as those with less education and sophistication. Their greed knows no bounds.
Fight Fraud with Knowledge
Fraud Guides exists to inform the public about scam artists and their tactics so that hopefully you can recognize a scam before you become the victim of one. Most scams are tried and true schemes that have been around for years if not centuries. Once you learn how to recognize a few you will realize how similar most of them are whether they occur on the internet, over the phone or in an ad you respond to in the newspaper.
Arm yourself to fight fraud!
It all begins with educating oneself about fraud. Fraud Guides is here to assist those attempting to do just that. These pages are going to examine several of the investment and consumer scams that have existed for quite some time, several for centuries or more. One would think that after so much publicity and discussion of ongoing scams in both print media and television that people would finally stop falling for these tricks.
Alas, we humans are not smart at times as greed leads our emotions and faults our decision making process. We'll do all we can to provide the information you need to avoid scams. The rest is up to you.