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Scams and Fraud

Millions of people find themselves victims of scams and fraud every year.  Some common fraud and scam cases involve telemarketing fraud, internet and investment-related scams, and schemes that target senior citizens. 

Fortunately, you can educate yourself on scams and frauds to help you avoid becoming a victim of these types of crimes.  The Ferguson Township Police have compiled the following resources to help residents. 

Federal Bureau of Investigation
This section of the FBI's site lists common frauds and scams plus gives information on how to avoid them. 

USA.gov
This is the U.S. Government's official web portal and this section lists consumer scams and fraud information.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) 
A Web site which provides victims a way to report suspected criminal or civil internet violations.

FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center  
In-depth information on the latest internet schemes and prevention tips.