Protect Yourself!

There are many simple, easy steps to take in order to protect yourself against fraud.  We have provided some links to some helpful websites below.

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/consumers/about-identity-theft.html

http://www.businessweek.com/smallbiz/content/jul2010/sb20100723_452977.htm

Ever hear the words Phishing or Spoofing and wonder what it means? Wonder what a Pyramid Scheme is? Here is a link that gives some great definitions of common fraud related terms.
http://www.dodig.mil/Inspections/APO/fraud/FraudDictionary/a.html

See what the FBI has to say – http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/story-index/

Here are some common fraud scemes according to the FBI – http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud

The latest Report To The Nations on occupational fraud & abuse. http://www.acfe.com/uploadedFiles/ACFE_Website/Content/rttn/2012-report-to-nations.pdf

http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/News/20125666.htm