Financial Fraud

Financial fraud occurs when someone takes money or other assets from you through deception or criminal activity. Understand the various types of financial fraud and how you can protect yourself.

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Credit cards
Am I Responsible for Fraudulent Charges on My Credit Card?
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Tax Evasion
5 ATM Scams That Can Break the Bank
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Identity Theft
Using a forensic audit to determine fraud
Forensic Audit
What Are the Panama Papers?
Business Woman Thinking Account
The LIBOR Scandal
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Don't Sign That! Legal Pitfalls of Signatures
The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud
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What Is Tax Fraud?
How To Report A Tax Cheat
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Pandora and the Box
Pandora Papers Definition
Rolled up $100 bill as bait in mouse trap
How to Avoid Being Scammed by Asset Recovery Companies
Barings Bank Definition
Vector concept of phishing scam, hacker attack and web security
Watch Out for These Top Internet Scams
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Credit Card Dump Definition
Credit Card Cloning
7 Ways to Protect Against Credit Card Hacks
PIN Cashing
What Is Skimming?
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Altered Check
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I Think I’ve Been Scammed! What Do I Do?
The Pioneers of Financial Fraud
What Is Phishing?
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Can You Erase Your Mug Shot from the Internet?
The Most Counterfeit-Proof Currencies
Synthetic Identity Theft
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Catfishing Definition
How to Protect Yourself From HELOC Fraud
Paradise Papers
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Card-Not-Present Fraud Definition
Mortgage Fraud
Structured Transaction
How IRS Scammers Work
Form 211: Application for Award for Original Information Definition
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Credit Freeze
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Medical Identity Theft
Air Loan Definition
Credit Monitoring Service
RAM Scraping Attack
Now You Can Freeze Your Credit File for Free
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Tax Cheat
Card-Present Fraud Definition
What Is Mossack Fonseca?
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Abusive Tax Shelter
What Is an Identity Fraud Reimbursement Program?
Custom Adjustable Rate Debt Structure (CARDS) Definition
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Bringing Digital Safety to Your Entire Family
Appraisal Fraud
Credit Card Contactless Payment
Credit Fraud Alert
Affiliate Fraud
Opt Out Right
What Is Truncation?
Medicare and Medicaid Fraud
Transaction Authentication Number (TAN)
Online Shoplifting
Unauthorized Insurer Definition
Men Using Mobile Phones by Broken Cars on City Street
Fake Claims