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A To Z Complaint Guide
(Florida Government & Non Profit Directory)
Where to go when you have a problem.
Telemarketing Scams (Florida Publication)
Return Call Scam
This scam involves returning calls to the 809, 284 and 876 area codes that originate in the British Virgin Islands.
The caller leaves a message on your answering machine, gives their first name and leaves a message such as “Sorry I missed your call... please call me back I have something important to tell you.”
Foreign Lottery Scams (Florida)
Recovery Room Scams (Florida)
Targets Consumers who have previously lost money through phony prize promotions, merchandise sales, and charity solicitations.
Spotting Bogus Travel Clubs (Florida)
Internet Email Scams (Florida)
The Top Scams and where to complain.
Overpayment Scams (Florida)
The thief pretends to be an interested buyer from out of town and sends payment in the form of a cashier's check, money order or personal check. The payment typically arrives in an amount greater than the purchase price. Learn how to protect yourself.
Overseas Job Firms (Florida)
What to watch out for.
Work-At-Home Schemes (Florida)
Legal Aid And Pro bono Help In Florida
Select your county for a directory of links and phone numbers.
Tax Evasion Schemes Via Shady Trusts (Florida)
IRS has detected a proliferation of abusive trust tax evasion schemes.
Timeshare Sales and Resales (Florida)
Timeshare scams occur both on the front-end, the time of the original purchase, and at the back-end, when you try to resell the timeshare.
Multilevel Marketing: How To Protect Yourself (Florida)
Investing In Precious Metals (Florida)
Art Fraud (Florida)
Land Sales Scams (Florida)
Lottery Fraud (Florida)
Investing in Wireless Cable (Florida)
Invention Promotion Firms (Florida)
Rare Coin Investment Schemes (Florida)
AG's Office For Businesses Under Investigation
Enter in first or second word of business name but no more.
Avoiding Telemarketing Fraud (Florida)
Unsolicited Facsimile Transmissions (Florida)
Florida Statute s.365.1657(1) provides: "It is unlawful for any person to use a machine that electronically transmits facsimiles of documents through connection with a telephone network to transmit within this state unsolicited advertising material for the sale of any real property, goods or services."
It all starts when someone gives you a realistic-looking check or money order and asks you to send cash somewhere in return. It's phony, Even if you can cash it, your bank will demand you pay back the money.
Internet Scams That Trick You To Reveal Your Passwords & Personal Data
So, You got a message that your email account/credit card will be canceled unless you click on the link below. Well it could be a trap!!!!! And you could be duped into giving information to a bogus look alike website which has nothing to do with your provider/credit card, etc.
Internet Crime Complaint Center
IFCC offers a central repository for law enforcement regarding Internet fraud, works to quantify fraud patterns, and provides timely statistical data of current fraud trends.
National Fraud Information
Where to report internet and other types of fraud.
Classic Cons... And How to Counter Them
ATM scams, Nigerian scams, credit card fraud, debt relief fraud, identity theft, investment fraud, telemarketing fraud, the phony investigator and more.
|The Unlucky Traveler|
|The Man Who Needs Gas|
|Privacy & ID Theft|
|Sweepstakes & Lotteries|
|Personal Finance-Related Schemes|
|Home Improvement & Home Repair Frauds|
|The Phony Inheritance Scam|
|Receipt Of Unsolicited Merchandise|
|Missing Persons Fraud Scheme|
|Prison Pen Pal Money Order Scam|
|Fraudulent Health and Medical Products|
|Secured Credit Card Marketing Scams|
Avoiding Office Supply Scams (FTC Brochure with Links)
Business Scams (The 6 Most Common)
See also Scam-Proofing your Business
National Help Orgs For A
Variety Of Consumer Problems
The Elderly, Environment, Families, Fraud, Health & Safety, Insurance The Handicapped, Medical Problems, Telemarketing and more.