The following are some of the most common scams and crimes that the FBI encounters, as well as tips to help prevent you from being victimized.
Unethical adoption service providers can take advantage of an emotionally charged process to deceive and defraud prospective adoptive parents or birth parents considering adoption. Learn what to look out for, how to protect yourself and your family, and what to do if you’re a victim.
An advance fee scheme occurs when the victim pays money to someone in anticipation of receiving something of greater value-such as a loan, contract, investment, or gift-and then receives little or nothing in return.
Business email compromise (BEC) is one of the most financially damaging online crimes. It exploits the fact that so many of us rely on email to conduct business-both personal and professional.
Business fraud consists of activities undertaken by an individual or company in a dishonest or illegal manner designed to be advantageous to the perpetrating person or establishment.
Charity and disaster fraud schemes seek donations for organizations that do little or no work. Read more