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!

How to Report Fraud in Washington State

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Washington from Seattle to Olympia, contact the attorney general, the

How to Report Fraud in Virginia

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Virginia from Norfolk to Richmond, contact the Attorney General or

How to Report Fraud in Vermont

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Vermont, start with the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau or

How to Report Fraud in Utah

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Utah from Ogden to Salt Lake City, contact the Attorney

How to Report Fraud in Texas

To report fraud in the state of Texas, start with the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau or contact the local

How to Report Fraud in Tennessee

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Tennessee from Nashville to Memphis, contact the Attorney General, the

How to Report Fraud in South Dakota

To report fraud or a scam in the state of South Dakota, start with the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau

How to Report Fraud in South Carolina

To report fraud in the state of South Carolina, start with the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau or contact the

How to Report Fraud in Rhode Island

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Rhode Island, start with the attorney general or the Better
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