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The President's Corporate Fraud Task Force     View
Website for this federal government task force that was established by executive order in 2002 "to investigate and prosecute significant financial crimes," and which added six new member agencies in January 2009 "to help in the focus o ...

Common Fraud Schemes     View
This consumer publication describes common fraud schemes such as telemarketing fraud, Nigerian letter or "419" fraud, impersonation and identity fraud, advance fee schemes, health insurance fraud, and investment-related scams such as Ponzi ...

Art Attack     View
"Art Crimes. How does science help to solve fraud - the most popular category of art crime? Art fakery is a peculiar beast. Sometimes it is driven by pure greed. Sometimes it is driven by misplaced artistic admiration." Art Attack includes sections o ...

Special Report: The Jack Abramoff Story     View
Collection of articles about Jack Abramoff, "the once-powerful lobbyist at the center of a wide-ranging public corruption investigation, [who] pleaded guilty Jan. 3 [2006] to fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy to bribe public officials in a deal ...

Special Report on "Phishing"     View
This 2004 report discusses "criminals' creation and use of e-mails and websites ... to deceive Internet users into disclosing their bank and financial account information or other personal data." Covers risks, tips for avoiding phishing sch ... The Bunk Stops Here     View provides search access to five of the Web's leading debunking sites: Urban Legends Reference Pages (known also as "Snopes"),'s Urban Legends, CIAC Hoax Database, CERT Computer Security Database, and Symantec's Virus ...

Writer Beware     View
Includes "discussions of a variety of literary schemes and deceptions, information on how to recognize them, advice on how to avoid them, and links to useful online resources." It includes alerts, case studies, and legal recourse informatio ...

Religious Tolerance     View
The Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance, a group of four lay volunteers, has as its stated purpose to "disseminate accurate religious information," and "expose religious fraud, hatred and misinformation." Over 500 informative, well-researched ...

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network     View
Website for this government agency whose mission is "to safeguard the financial system from the abuses of financial crime, including terrorist financing, money laundering, and other illicit activity." Provides program background, informatio ...

Beware of Foreign Currency Trading Frauds     View
"Have you been solicited to trade foreign currency contracts (also known as 'forex')? If so, you need to know how to spot foreign currency trading frauds." Includes a list of warning signs of such frauds, such as "get-rich-quick scheme ...



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