Fraud Guides – Investment Schemes, Internet Scams And Consumer Fraud

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.

Use our consumer fraud information to steer clear of consumer-related scams and ripoffs.

Find out how scammers turn your greed against you by visiting our investment scheme section.

Avoid internet scams and protect yourself and your family by learning the tricks scammers use on the ‘net.

Learn the tricks car dealerships, car repair shops, and insurance companies use to separate you from your money.

Visit our Lemon Law Resources section for comprehensive information about your state’s Lemon Laws.

What’s worse than getting ripped off by a scam? Getting conned by a tax scam then going to jail for tax fraud!

Learn the tactics used by shady telemarketers to rip off consumers.

Find how and where to complain or file a report if you’ve been the victim of a scam.

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!

Tax Professional Preparer Scams

Tax Professional Preparer Scams

Beware! Not all professional tax preparers have your best interest at heart. Some will throw in stealing your money as
Not Withholding

Not Withholding

Not withholding Federal income taxes for yourself or your employees can get you in a lot of trouble It’s

Offshore Tax Havens

What are offshore tax havens and can I legally use them to avoid paying taxes? More and more folks may

Offshore Tax Shelters

Does hiding your income in offshore bank accounts sound like a great way to avoid paying taxes? If you said

Corporation Sole Statutes

Can anyone incorporate as an individual in a nonprofit, religious entity and avoid paying taxes? Learn the facts before trying

Home Business Tax Schemes

Lots of people run their own business from home, either as a main job or to supplement wage income. Such

Credit Counseling Tax Schemes

Credit Counseling Schemes With the economy in the tank and more and more companies announcing layoffs, the time seems ripe

IRS Audit Red Flags

These things may raise the red flags at the IRS that lead to an audit of your return While the

Abusive Roth IRAs

Don’t listen to bad advice concerning your Roth IRA or you could wind up in a world of hurt
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