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Scams

  • Most Recent Scam Alerts
    • The Federal Trade Commission’s scam alert on the latest scams. This is constantly updated.
  • Health & Fitness
    • The Federal Trade Commission on the potential deceptive and/or misleading health and fitness claims that a consumer could run into.
  • Privacy & Identity
    • The Federal Trade Commission on protecting your privacy, including your online and financial entity. This includes tips on limiting unwanted calls and emails, computer security for you and your kids, protecting yourself from identity theft, and repairing identity theft.
  • Job Hunting
    • The Federal Trade Commission’s guide to consumers who are job hunting, and the common types of scams that job-hunters could run into.
  • Home-Based Businesses
    • The Federal Trade Commission’s guide to consumers who want to work at home, and the common types of work-at-home scams that consumers can run into.

Payday Loans

  • Payday Loans
    • The Federal Trade Commission addressing payday loans and related scams.
  • Online Payday Loans
    • The Federal Trade Commission addressing online payday loan scams.