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Scams & Fraud Alerts

Types of scams and fraud alerts from the Office of Consumer Protection

Please be aware of the following scam & fraud alerts in our community:

Types of Scams

There are many types of scams. Click on the links below to find out how they work, how to avoid them, and what to do if you have experienced being scammed.

Coronavirus Scams & Information

Stimulus Payment Information

Social Security Scams

Fraud Affects Every Community: Imposter Scams (Spanish with English subtitles)

The first-person story of a woman who was harassed by scammers impersonating court officials and lawyers, who tried to coerce her into paying hundreds of dollars for a debt she didn’t owe.

How to Report Fraud

(ReportFraud.ftc.com)

 

Steps for reporting scams and fraud to the Federal Trade Commission.

 

For more consumer alerts, videos and information