of the Encyclopedia is to inform you of the Tricks used
by Crooks to steal your money and affect your well
Using short and snappy information, each topic lists
Frauds, Scams, Cons and specific Red Flags that should
be avoided. You will also find organizations where you
can complain about crooks. Mouse over any Index Topic
located on the left to see key Red Flags or just click
on the Topic itself to enter the Encyclopedia.
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Do Not take any
action if you are contacted by an unknown person
via: mail, email, social media, in person, telephone or
Although, you might miss an opportunity, you will stay
If it seems too good
to be true, it's probably not true
If it's FREE it's NOT
You can view
a variety of short video clips of Scams/Frauds/Cons whenever you see this button
Most are from TV station investigative reporters. Although, the
clips may not show your
town, the issues are out there just the same! Sorry 2-3
have short station ads in front, their not our ads!
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Encyclopedia as a public service. Unfortunately we do not have
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